Derek Kellogg

Derek Kellogg (born June 20, 1973)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: Creighton Bluejays (Head coach: Greg McDermott)
Current conference: Big East Conference
UMass record: 155-137 (.531)
LIU Brooklyn/LIU record: 74-74 (.500)
Overall record: 229-211 (.520)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (2014, 2018)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (2012, 2013)
  • NEC Tournament Champion(2018)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Creighton (asst)
2022-2023 UMass (asst)
2017-2022 LIU Brooklyn/LIU
2008-2017 UMass
2000-2008 Memphis (asst)
1999-2000 Youngstown State (asst)
1997-1999 George Mason (asst)
1996-1997 UMass (grad. asst)

Derek Kellogg Facts

  • Derek W. Kellogg
  • Born June 20, 1973
  • Hometown: Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Alma Mater: University of Massachusetts (BA, 1995)
  • Named captain of his UMass Minutemen teams as both a junior and senior, where he played for head coach John Calipari
  • After one year as a graduate assistant at UMass, Kellogg spent two seasons as an assistant under Jim Larrañaga at George Mason and then one at Youngstown State under John Robic
  • Spent eight seasons as an assistant at Memphis working again under Calipari
  • Left Memphis in 2008 to become the head coach at his alma mater, UMass
    • Went 155-137 in nine seasons, leading the Minutemen to two NITs and one NCAA Tournament (2014)
    • Fired in March 2017 after two straight seasons finishing with a losing record
  • Hired in April 2017 as the new head coach at LIU (then LIU Brooklyn) out of the NEC
    • Led the (then) Blackbirds to the 2018 NCAA Tournament by way of a NEC Tournament title in year one
    • Fired in May 2022 after five seasons at the helm, finishing with a 74-74 record overall
  • Returned to UMass in August 2022, this time as an assistant under new head coach Frank Martin
  • Joined Greg McDermott‘s staff at Creighton in April 2023 as an assistant coach

Derek Kellogg Coaching Tree

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