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
Bench: 700lb
Deadlift: 735lb