Mallison joins Memphis Basketball Staff as Video Coordinator

Derrick Mallison has been named as the Men’s Basketball Video Coordinator at the University of Memphis. He comes to the Tigers after spending two seasons with the NBA’s Chicago Bulls as Basketball Operations Associate.

In his position with the Bulls, he played an instrumental role in the video and scouting efforts. He also was involved in player development.

During the summers in 2017 and 2018, he worked as a support staff coach for USA Basketball. He was assigned to the 16-and-under, 17-and-under and 18-and-under junior national teams and assisted with practice drills and workouts. He also conducted team film sessions.

Before joining the Bulls, Mallison worked at North Carolina Central, his alma mater. During his three seasons at NC Central, he was promoted each year. Initially, he served as Assistant Director of Basketball Operations. In his second season, he was promoted to Video Coordinator and in his final season he was named Director of Basketball Operations and Video Coordinator.

While on the staff at NC Central, the program enjoyed unparalleled success. The Eagles went 46-3 in conference play and won 28 games in a single season, a MEAC record. The Eagles also earned a No. 14 seed in the NCAA Tournament, the highest seed for any MEAC champion.

Mallison graduated cum laude from North Carolina Central in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He also earned a Master’s of Business Administration in 2015 from NC Central.

Mallison worked as a basketball operations intern for ScoutsFocus, a national showcase and scouting service, and served as an assistant coach/scout for Cardinal Gibbons High School basketball in Raleigh, N.C., before joining NC Central’s basketball program.


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