Derek DeBruin

AMGA Certifications Held: AMGA Certified Rock Instructor, AMGA 

Certified Single Pitch Instructor 

Other Certifications Held: Wilderness First Responder, AIARE Level 1, 
Leave No Trace Trainer 

Derek began working at an indoor climbing wall during the first year 
of his undergraduate career and has been hooked on climbing ever 
since. He has climbed all over the country, from the deserts of Utah 
and the mountains of Colorado to the granite of the Northeast and the 
hidden gems of the South. 

Derek holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of South 
Carolina and a MA in Higher Educaiton Administration from the 
University of Alabama. He is an an American Mountain Guides 
Association certified Rock Instructor and a member of the Single Pitch 

Instructor Provider Pool. He also holds Wilderness First Responder, 
Leave No Trace Trainer, AIARE Level 1, and ACA Swiftwater Rescue