Shalom, my name is Derrick West Sr. I was born in Bethlehem PA and raised in Puerto Rico, I am bilingual in English and Spanish. I have five children, Jordan West 26  Kenisa West 25  Derrick West Jr 15, Daliany West 13 and Danicka West 12. I am excited as well as grateful and thankful to be working at the Friedman JCC. I am a Certified USA Youth Development Basketball Gold Coach; basketball is my passion. I am able to develop and teach the youth about life values through basketball. I am obtaining my National Academy Of Sports Medicine Certification as a Certified Personal Trainer, I will be able to train and help people to achieve their fitness goals. Thank you for this opportunity to be a part of the Friedman JCC staff. Todah Rabah.