Founder Derick Alexander Bio
Derick is a Columbus native who attended Capital University where he was an NCAA Division III All-American in 2006. He then went on to play professional football for the Ancona Dolphins in the Italian Football League during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Derick is also a certified personal performance enhancement trainer and owner of H.O.P.E Fitness Academy. He has trained athletes in many different sports including soccer, track, basketball and football.
Matt Lenigar Bio
Born in Columbus, Ohio
Graduated from Westland High School in 2003. Played linebacker and fullback.
High school state powerlifting champion 225lb weight class
Attended Urbana University and played fullback
Member of Westside Barbell from 2005-2008
Member of Lexen Extreme from 2008-2011
Head strength and conditioning coach at Central Crossing 2005-2006
Assistant strength coach Grove City High school 2007
Strength coach at Hilliard Darby High School 2008
Competition squat: 900lb