- Player: # 25
- Height: 6'8"
- Academic Year: Sophomore
- Position: Center
- High School: Hilliard Bradley
- Home Town: Hilliard, OH
- Major: Hospitality & Tourism Management
- Parents: Meredith & Adam Kaminicki and Mike & Kat Yahnke
Derek saw action in 29 games last year for the Commodores and averaged 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 points per game. Prior to LCCC, Derek attended the Ohio State University for one year. An excellent student, Derek carried a 3.72 GPA in high school and graduated with honors. When he finishes up at LCCC, Derek hopes to move on to play at the next level and complete his four-year degree in hospitality & tourism management.