Varsity Fencing - Boys
Sports are supposed to bring out the best in people. I am a firm believer that the trials a person faces during athletic competition helps them to grow and mature. It’s not always painless, but the benefits will always outweigh the drawbacks.
Head Coach Since: 2022
College(s) or University(s) Attended & Degree: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Robert E. Cook Honors College, B.S. in Secondary Mathematics Education; Teachers College, Columbia University, M.S. in Post-Secondary Mathematics Education
Other Athletic Accomplishments:
Prior Coaching Experience: JV Boys' Soccer Assistant Coach, Middle School Boys' B Soccer Coach, Middle School Boys' B Basketball Assistant Coach
Derek began his teaching career at MKA in 2014 after attending Teachers College at Columbia University and Robert E. Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching mathematics and computer science, he coaches soccer, advises the year, and is a Strong House advisor. He also contributes his passion for photography at several school events throughout the year.