Online Coaching-Alex Derksen

Alex graduated from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He is a Physiotherapist practicing in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and is passionate about empowering individuals through exercise/movement, education, and communication. He uses evidence-based rehabilitation to help individuals overcome obstacles that are holding them back from reaching their activity related goals.

He is a Clinical Athlete Provider specializing in the management of athletes; designed to help athletes perform better and stay healthy longer. Alex is also a Strength & Conditioning Coach and a Weightlifting and Crossfit athlete who understands the importance of maximizing and blending health, wellness, and performance.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Distinction (University of Victoria, 2016).
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy (Queen's University, 2019)

Certifications and Continuing Education

  • Clinical Athlete Provider
  • Crossfit Level 1 Trainer
  • Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist
  • Level Up Mentee- The Level Up Initiative
  • Barbell Medicine Pain & Rehab- Dr. Derek Miles & Dr. Michael Ray
  • 'Sloptimal Loading'- Dr. Scot Morrision
  • Prehab 101- Dr. Jacob Harden & Dr. Teddy Willsey
  • Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science- Dr. Greg Lehman