DSP is a game changer for our son. Ben & Nick have given rhys so much confidence in his strength & mental game. He is getting such personalized training and we can’t believe how far he has come in 4 months. He not only plays harder, he walks taller and believes in his abilities. He spent a year struggling with growth related injuries and now he is amazed by how strong he feels & looks. DSP is the full package and we are thankful friends led us to Ben & Nick. High school football & baseball will be exciting for our son and family next year and beyond thanks to DSP
Owner & Founder Ben DeLaCruz is a florida native who was raised in Deltona Florida and attemded Pine Ridge High School. In high school Ben played football, baseball, track & feild.
He found success in football earning First Ballot Florida Dairy Farmers 2008 Mr. Football , 5a 2008 All-State FIrst Team, 2008 Orlando Sentinel & Daytona Beach New Journal Offensive Player Of The Year, 2008 Orlando Sentinel & Daytona Beach Offensive First Team, 2008 Central Florida Second Team Offensive, Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 10 MVP Runner Up, Voted by Orlando Sentinel Sports writers to play in 2008 Central Florida All-Star Game, FBU All-American
Ben Earned a Full Athletic Scholorhsip to play football at FCS D-1 Eastern Kentucky University. As a quarterback most of his football life, but his unique athleticism helped him transistion to muliply postions on both sides of the ball. Ben was voted most athletic on the team all four (4) years at EKU. After Bens athletic carrer was done, he started to dive deep into the strenth and conditioning industry and noticed that the industry needed a change. He interned with top performace coaches all over the world and work for some for 3 years.
Ben Founded Optimal Performance Training Center (OPTC) in 2017 and his strength training programs has developed a impressive list of athletes
MILB All-Star,MILB MVP, MLBPA Outstanding Rookie, 2019 CFL Grey Cup Champion, CFL Rookie of the year, Over 20 High School All-Americans, Four MLB Players- all on different teams, Four NFL Players – all on different teams, Three CFL Players – all on different teams, 3 District Baseball Championship Teams, 5 Top 100 High School MLB Prospects, Silver Metalist 2021 World Cup Baseball