Derek Hansen is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist based out of Vancouver, B.C., Canada that has been working with athletes in speed, strength and power sports since 1988. Originally working with Track and Field athletes, Derek expanded his services to assist athletes in all sports with an emphasis on speed development, recovery and regeneration, specialized rehabilitation protocols and electrical muscle stimulation. He has since worked with some of the top performers in the world as a coach, advisor and a consultant – including Olympic medallists, world record holders, Canadian National team athletes, and professional athletes from numerous sports, including the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB.  Locally, Derek has produced some of the top sprinters in British Columbia and continues to work with some of the fastest and most dynamic athletes in various sports.  Derek also provides expertise and instruction in the professional development realm, presenting his innovative ideas at conferences, workshops and seminars.  He posts his training and recovery articles regularly on
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