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Derik Keyes

Assistant Strength & Conditioning


Derik Keyes enters his 5th season with the Vikings strength and conditioning staff in 2021. Keyes assists with all aspects of the weight training, speed training, and return to play program. Prior to assuming his current position, Keyes held the same post with the Cleveland Browns from 2013-16 and Houston Texans in 2012.

During his time in Cleveland, Keyes worked directly with WRs and DBs under a high performance model of performance enhancement and injury prevention. While in Houston, he helped supervise weight training and focused on speed and agility development of players on injured reserve. Keyes served under the 2012 NFL Strength Coach of the Year, Cedric Smith, and helped the Texans claim an AFC South title in his lone season with the club.