About Us



FASTER exists to motivate, educate and inspire people to achieve their personal goals and reach optimal performance levels. With our comprehensive, holistic approach to fitness and performance training in an environment that fosters positive energy and friendly spirit, our expert and passionate team will empower one to reach a heightened state of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance.
FASTER fitness and athletic performance center focuses on increasing the fitness performance and confidence levels of our clients through encouragement, results-oriented programs and a top-notch staff that cares about your success. All clients are screened with a thorough evaluation prior to enrollment in any exercise program. Our training programs are designed to make athletes faster, more explosive and less prone to injury; whereas our fitness clients will experience increased lean body mass, flexibility and targeted weight loss. Our unique equipment paired with our cutting edge training programs give all of our clients the ability to “Get Better, FASTER”!



Coach DeRose established FASTER, LLC in 2008 to expand his dynamic passion for educating others about health, fitness, nutrition, performance enhancement exercises, injury prevention, and overall wellbeing. He is Pittsburgh’s only (XPE) Extreme Performance Enhancement CERTIFIED MASTER TRAINER. As a former athlete, coach and high school teacher, Coach DeRose utilized his experiences to develop his own unique functional protocol “FASTER FIT MATRIX” to meet the needs of all his clients and to ultimately help them to “Get Better, FASTER”. The MATRIX consists of three fundamental pillars. Programming, Accountability, and Dietary Support. This formula has been noted by those of all ages and walks of life and the FASTER team takes pride in producing optimal results with minimal risk of injury. All of our team are CFSC - Certified Functional Strength Coaches.