Derrin Hansen

Derrin Hansen (born December 15, 1967)

Teams coached: Omaha Mavericks
Omaha record^: 253-260 (.493)
Overall record^: 253-260 (.493)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2016)
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2014)
  • MIAA (Div II) Tournament Champion:  1  (2010)
  • NCC (Div II) Tournament Champion:  1  (2008)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  2  (2008, 2010)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2005-2022 Omaha
1998-2005 Omaha (asst)
1995-1998 Mid-Plains CC (asst)
1993-1995 Nebraska-Kearney (grad. asst)

Derrin Hansen Facts

  • Derrin Hansen
  • Born December 15, 1967
  • Hometown: St. Paul, Nebraska
  • Alma Mater: Nebraska Wesleyan University (BA, 1991) / University of Nebraska-Kearney (MA, 1995)
  • Played at D-III Nebraska Wesleyan and also served as a student coach at the school under head coach Todd Raridon
  • Started his coaching career as basketball and track coach at Elmwood-Murdock HS (NE), where he was also a physical education and health teacher
  • Served as a graduate assistant at D-II Nebraska-Kearney and then as an assistant at Mid-Plains CC in North Platte, NE
  • First arrived at Nebraska-Omaha in 1998, spending seven seasons as an assistant under head coaches Kevin Lehman and Kevin McKenna
  • Took over as Mavericks’ head coach in 2005, coaching the team for its final six seasons at the D-II level and helped transition the program into D-I play
    • Twice reached the D-I postseason with trips to the 2014 CIT and 2016 CBI
    • Fired in March 2022 after back-to-back 5-win seasons; went 253-260 in 17 years at the helm (132-174 in D-I)
  • Along with his wife, Vicki, has two daughters

Derrin Hansen Coaching Tree

  • Tyler Erwin (Midland)


^ Omaha and overall records include seasons at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels