Darren was a military parachutist from 1989 to 1998, before leaving to pursue a career in strength & conditioning. Darren worked his way from fitness instructor in a gym, through personal training eventually working with premiership rugby and football teams.
In 2002, Darren began to work with Red Bull UK on various high performance projects with its athletes. In 2008 he established and ran the Red Bull UK High Performance Programme until 2013. He was responsible for delivering and facilitating all high performance services to the vast range of athletes, from medical to strength & conditioning. In 2013 he was awarded ‘High Performance Team of The Year’ at the Innovation Enterprise Global Data Summit.
Darren joined the Harris & Ross team in January 2014 and is now delivering the high performance services to elite action sport athletes from all over the world, using our state of the art facilities. He provides and facilitates elite performance management services; physical, medical, technical, and psychological for extremely demanding and unique athletes doing extra-ordinary feats.
Alongside his work with athletes Darren regularly presents at performance and medical summits all over the world. He has presented on performance and rehabilitation to NASA, Nike, British Association of Sports & Exercise Medicine, European College of Sports & Exercise Medicine and many others. He also writes for various action sports magazines and websites on his work with extreme sports.'