Derek Dinger is a professional ice hockey player who is currently a defender in a club in the German Ice Hockey League called the DEG Metro Stars. Dinger was born on March 28, 1987 in Kassel, Germany, and has started playing the sport professionally since 2002.
Dinger is known for his height, standing at 182 cm, and has been an active ice hockey player even during his youth. Back then, he was a part of the Eisbaren Juniors Berlin. He was a member of the team for three years since 2002, until he was signed by the first team, Eisbaren Berlin in 2005. He then stayed with Eisbaren Berlin for two years before moving on to REV Bremerhaven.