Derrick Price MS, CPT, PES, CES
Head Fitness Coach

Derrick has been active on many levels in the fitness industry for over 12 years. He holds a MS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with an emphasis on injury prevention and performance enhancement from the California University of Pennsylvania where he has also spent time as an Adjunct Faculty member teaching courses in Exercise Program Design. He began his education and consulting career as a Master Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine and Faculty for the Personal Training Academy Global. He has since moved on to become Faculty for the Institute of Motion and is a Master Trainer for the Core-Tex and ViPR. Derrick currently resides in San Diego where he enjoys many outdoor activities such as soccer, beach volleyball, hiking, golf, disc golf and a variety of other sports.

Education and Certification:

  • MS Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with an emphasis on Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement (Cal U Pennsylvania) 2005

  • BA Degree in Biology from UC Santa Cruz 2002

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer 2003

  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist 2006

  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist 2007

  • PTA Global Advanced Certified 2010

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (Pending) 2011

  • Formerly Certified as a C.H.E.K Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach 2006

  • Specialties

    Corrective Exercise and Pain-Free Movement Specialist


    Exercise Program Design for Wellness and Successful Aging


    Exercise Program Design for Whole Body Strength


    Loaded Movement Training


    Reactive Variability Training


    Whole Body Vibration Training