Age: 24 years, 2 months
Place of Birth: Limerick, Ireland
Derek played underage football with Cherry Orchard before securing a move to English side Chesterfield. In February 2017 he signed for Pat Fenlon at Waterford FC. In 2017 Derek won the Waterford Young Player of the Year and also the award for goal of the year. He made 23 appearances and scored three goals before signing a new contract for the 2018 Premier Division season.
Derek signed for Bray ahead of the start of the 2019 season.