Authors Derek Vandenbrink My PTontheNET Content My PTontheNET Courses Derek Vandenbrink is a Personal Trainer, Educator, and Professor of health, wellness and fitness. He holds an M.A. in Physical Education and Recreation from the University of Alberta, specializing in youth athlete development. With a vision to influence and inspire greatness in the health, wellness and fitness industry, accompanied with a passion and commitment to innovative personal trainer education, Derek pursued and acquired a position as a faculty member for Personal Training Academy Global. He is also currently a Professor at Mohawk College in Ontario, Canada, and is a Master Trainer for ViPR, Technogym, Hyperwear, and most recently the Institute of Motion.