Darran graduated from Ulster University in 2012. Since then he has worked in both private practice and sports physiotherapy, working with BTCB-NI Taekwondo squad, Methody College Belfast Rugby, and Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belfast. Darran has a keen interest in martial arts where he has been practicing and competing since his mid-teens. He also enjoys strength training and trail running.
Darran has a special interest in the management of back and shoulder injuries gaining a qualification in Physiotherapy Acupuncture and is currently pursuing qualifications in strength and conditioning.