Coach Derrick is entering his first year as assistant coach at Emmanuel College. He comes to us from Augusta University where he spent the last two seasons as a student assistant. He was a part of a lot of success at Augusta. In his first season they finished the 16-17 season with a record of 24-8 while winning the Peach Belt regular season championship and earning a bid to the NCAA Division 2 National Tournament. During his second season with Augusta they finished the year with another winning record of 16-13. His main role while there was player development.
Coach Derrick went to Norcross High School where he was the starting point guard on their 2011 state championship team. He was also named All-County during his senior campaign in 2012. He finished his playing career at Western Texas College then came back home to play at Clark Atlanta University.
He is a graduate of Western Texas College (AA Degree) and Augusta University with a B.S. in Business Management.
Coach Derrick was born in Lexington Park, MD before moving to Atlanta, GA. He is the son of Derrick and Maureen Herbert. He has three younger siblings; Jordan, Raven, and Josh.