Derek Schmitt
Derek Schmitt
Title: Assistant AD for Alumni and Donor Relations / Head Men's and Women's Volleyball Coach
Phone: 617-745-3647

About Coach Schmitt…

Years at ENC: 7 (2002-2004 & 2017-Present)
Alma Mater: Eastern Nazarene College ‘95
Playing Experience: Played club volleyball at Eastern Nazarene.
Career Record: 286-290 (Overall) – 201-202 (Women’s) & 85-88 (Men’s)
Record at ENC: 138-102 (Overall) - 99-74 (Women's) & 29-28 (Men's)

Coaching Experience Before ENC…

2016-17 / California Baptist University, Head Men’s Volleyball Coach
2015 / California Baptist University, Assistant Men’s Volleyball Coach
2013-14 / Erskine College, Head Men’s Volleyball Coach & Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach
2011-12 / Clemson University, Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach
2005-10 / Southern Wesleyan University, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

More About Coach Schmitt…

  • Guided the Lions to a 20-7 overall record, a share of the NECC regular-season title, and a trip to the NECC Championship match in 2018.
  • Second-ever men’s volleyball head coach and ninth women’s volleyball head coach in school history.
  • Coached the ENC women’s volleyball team from 2002-04, leading the Crusaders to three-consecutive Commonwealth Coast Conference semifinal appearances.
  • Guided NCAA Division I California Baptist to 22 wins in two seasons, including eight victories in the highly-talented Mountain Pacific Sports Federation with the likes of UCLA and USC.
  • Started the men’s volleyball program at Erskine College and guided the Flying Fleet to a 13-16 record in their first year.
  • In Erskine’s second season of competition, Schmitt led the team to a 21-7 record to go with a Conference Carolinas Championship and a NCAA National Tournament berth.
  • Served as Assistant Director of Athletics and Sports Information Director during his tenure at Southern Wesleyan Unversity.
  • Coached the ENC men’s volleyball club team for six years after graduating from ENC in 1995.
  • Married to Monique Schmitt and has one daughter: Annika.