YW Staff Profile: Deryck Roberts

Deryck Roberts

YW Staff Profile: Deryck Roberts


Job Title:

Fitness Coordinator


Where did you attend school / what did you study?

I graduated from Becker College with a degree in Business and a concentration in Sports Management.


How long worked at the YW:

One month


What are your favorite workouts or fitness routine?

Leg workouts and running on the treadmill before I workout.


What song empowers you?

Any Jay-z song


What is your favorite part about the Fitness Center?

I love that the fitness facility is newly renovated and ready for workouts.


Who inspires you?

My mother, brother, and sisters.


What’s your favorite quote?

“I walk into every room as myself. I don’t walk in any room as anyone else. I’m not cowering, I’m not speaking soft, my voice doesn’t change – it sounds exactly the same way. I’m walking as myself and proud and I speak for us and that gives me a joy.” Jay-z


What advice do you want to share with your peers about being a member of the YWCA family?

The YWCA brings a family feel. We really concentrate on the connection between everyone- whether you’re an employee or a member.


What does the YWCA mean to you?

The YWCA, to me, means opportunity. A place where you can really explore who you are, who you want to be.


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