Darrick Druce joins the Sauk Valley Predators minor league basketball team as its strength and conditioning coach. Druce completed an internship with the Chicago Bulls/White Sox Academy in 2008 and became the assistant strength and conditioning coach in 2009 for the Bulls where he trained players such as Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Ben Gordon. He implemented off-season and spring training strength programs for the White Sox in 2009. He continues to train junior and senior high school athletes in the Sauk Valley area through the sports performance and speed camp programs at the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA where he’s the youth performance and aquatics director.
North Central NOW Winter 2012