He is looking to impress Ince during pre-season and believes it will take time for the players to become accustomed to the new manager's demands.
"I've been in training every day in the last week and it feels a bit like you're on trial," Derbyshire told Sky Sports News.
"It's all new staff, a new manager and the players are looking forward to it.
"You get used to what it's all about, and a coach and what he wants.
"Now there is a new manager here and new coaches to get used to what they need and what they want from you."