were starting a new training business or starting with a new professional
team, Derek Hansen would be the first person I would hire. Derek combines
the knowledge of sprinting and speed development with the ability of
how to combine it for team sports – which is the most important
quality for any sport."
Al Vermeil – Former Head Strength
and Conditioning Coach for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. Coach Vermeil
has six NBA championship rings, as well as a Super Bowl ring as the
strength coach for the San Franciso 49’ers, making him the most
successful strength coach in professional sports. Al also has experience
working in Major League Baseball.
"Derek Hansen is one of the most outstanding trainers I have ever
worked with. His knowledge and skills as a speed-strength coach are
exceptional. Time and time again he has proved to be an excellent resource
for me and has undoubtedly made a significant impact in increasing my
performance." Adam Braidwood
Adam Braidwood – 2006 CFL Number One Draft
Pick, Starting Defensive End for the Edmonton Eskimos.
"Derek Hansen provides
the best approach for athlete speed-strength conditioning in Western
Canada. Not only was he they instrumental in getting me to the 2006
Winter Olympics, but he will also play a big role in putting me on the
podium for 2010!"
Steve Larsen – 2006 Winter Olympian –
Four-Man Bobsleigh. Steve is currently training with Fast4 staff to
prepare for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC. He is aiming
for the podium in both the two-man and four-man bobsleigh events.
Steve was also the BC 100m champion from 2003 to 2005, and was a standout
running back in BC Junior Football.
"Derek Hansen is one
of a few coaches who understands the science of high-performance training.
He has the remarkable ability to bring out peak performances in all
of the athletes that he coaches. Never have I had a coach who is as
diligent and committed to his athletes' development as Derek. I owe
the resurrection of my career to his efforts."
Nathan Taylor – 2006 Commonwealth Games Bronze
Medallist – 4x100m Relay.