Derrick Jenkins is in his fifth year as UTSA's assistant strength & conditioning coach. Jenkins helps administer lifting for the majority of the Roadrunners athletics teams, orders and maintains equipment, assists in supervision of work study, practicum and intern students and is the coordinator UTSA Strongest Man competition. He is a certified strength & conditioning specialist and strength & conditioning coach certified.
He came to UTSA from the University of Montana, where he served as an assistant director of athletic performance for two years. Jenkins directed the lifting programs of women’s basketball, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball, assisted with the department's other sports and supervised the graduate assistant coach and Intern.
In Spring 2004, he was a National Strength & Conditioning Association Grant recipient and worked in the strength & conditioning facility of Brown University and had varying responsibilities with many of the Bears' 37 varsity sports.
Jenkins earned his bachelor's degree in exercise science from the University of Evansville in 1996. He also holds two master's degrees — exercise science (Western Michigan, 1999) and athletics administration (Central Michigan, 2005).