Derrick Young, a native of Philadelphia, Pa., serves as Director of Campus Recreational Sports and assistant director of the Smith University Center. He joined the Francis Marion staff in 2000.
Young is a 1990 graduate of Francis Marion with a B.A. degree in history.
His hobbies include baseball, racquetball, ping pong, and exercising. Young has traveled to several other universities in the state with students as good will collaborations in extramural events, such as Charleston Southern University and Coker College.