Graduate Assistant/Strength Coach
Derek Bol is in his second season as a graduate assistant with the Valparaiso men's basketball program in 2012-2013, serving as a strength coach.
Bol came to Valpo having most recently worked as a speed and strength coach at TC Boost, where he worked to develop personalized speed and agility and training programs for each client. He also supervised client and NFL draft combine workout sessions, among other duties.
Prior to starting at TC Boost, Bol served as a strength and conditioning intern with the University of Louisville football program. He also has been a strength and conditioning intern for the Chicago Bulls and the Iowa State football program.
A May 2010 graduate of Iowa State with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in strength and conditioning/health fitness management, Bol is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA and is a USAW Performance Coach. Bol spent two seasons playing on the Iowa State men's varsity hockey team. He is currently working towards his master's degree in sports administration.