Derrick Krone was born in Dallas Texas. His youth career began at the age of four, playing recreational league all throughout the Dallas metroplex. He then made the transition to club football through catching the eye of a club coach affiliated with CD Independencia. He then continued his growth by playing for two major clubs, Texans and FC Dallas. After a strong youth career, Derrick went on to play college soccer for Tyler Junior College and Richland College. In 2016, Derrick was given the opportunity to play semiprofessionally in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) for Dallas City FC and Tyler FC. After an award-winning season, he then went on tour in Spain with the Texas Spurs. Inspired to take his game to the next level yet again, Derrick attended many trials and combines. With this new inspiration, passion, and persistence he was awarded his first professional contract in Queensland, Australia. There he played for Murwillumbah FC and Burleigh FC of the Gold Coast Premier League (3rd tier). After two successful seasons, he was signed to Gold Coast United of the Nation Premier League (2nd tier). Through all of the playing Derrick was also able to take on a successful coaching role becoming the Technical Director of the Mount Tamborine Eagles Soccer Club. After a successful time in Australia, Krone returned to Dallas where he was signed to the Texas Spurs of the United Premier Soccer League to play defender and coach. Krone has a huge passion for this sport and wants nothing more than to share and give the youth the same positive experience he has been so blessed to be part of.