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Deryl is a Florida native who grew up in Jacksonville before moving to Philadelphia as a teenager. With many of his family members having served in the military, engaging in physical fitness and survival training drills were a normal part of his life. This upbringing ultimately helped Deryl choose a career doing what he loves best - helping make people stronger, more resilient, and life-ready. Deryl has a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology and holds a Personal Training Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He has over 20 years of experience as a personal trainer and experience with special populations (pregnancy, postpartum, seniors, and people with temporary or chronic health conditions).


Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES); Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES); Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); TRX Certified; TRX Rip Trainer Certified; Kettlebell Certified; Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor Certified; and Integrated Nutrition Certified.

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