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Derek Elvin


Physical education/ health teacher capable of clearly conveying information and ideas through verbal/ written communication & demonstration. Experienced using multiple approaches when teaching new topics and techniques including visual aids and computer technology.

Work experience

Jan 2015Present

Physical Education Teacher

Downtown Miami Charter School

- Deliver high quality, results oriented lessons

- Hold students to high academic, behavioral , and character standards

- Implemented the Kids Run Miami program which allowed participating students to run the final leg of the Miami Marathon with several thousand students throughout South Florida

- Created end of the year school wide Olympics which involved collaboration amongst special teachers and classroom teachers

- Facillitated team building exercises amongst staff

Jan2011May 2014

Director of Athletics

Montverde Academy

- Served as the athletic department representative to on campus departments and surrounding community, including booster club members.

- Responsible for the financial management of the athletic department operating budget

- Managed 3 direct reports plus 14 coaches from various athletic teams

- Conducted meetings internally, nationally, and even internationally to help further the development of our brand and generate revenue.

Aug 2009Dec 2011

Physical Education Teacher/ Health Teacher/ Athletic Director

Saint Paul's Catholic School

- Implemented physical education curriculum and health curriculum based on Florida State Standards for physical education & health

- Organized PE workshops for staff and parents-

- Collaborated with science & math teachers to incorporate classroom lessons with physical activity

- Designed and implemented a separate physical education program for students with disabilities in an inclusion setting

-Started a middle school athletics program designed to meet the needs and interests of students in a wide range of physical & recreational pursuits


Jan 1999May 2003

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education

State University New York Cortland

- Physical Education major with a Health minor