Event: 'Annual Awards Banquet - Tuesday, February 11' Print
Speaker Schedule for the Montgomery Quarterback Club
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 5:00 pm


Derrick Ansley is in his first season as the Defensive Coordinator of the Tennessee Volunteers. Coach Ansley is reunited with Vol head coach Jeremy Pruitt as the two worked together at the University of Alabama in 2016 and 2017, winning the national championship in 2017. Coach Ansley spent the 2018 season as defensive backs coach of the Oakland Raiders.

Coach Ansley coached at Kentucky from 2013-2015, at Tennessee in 2012, and was an Alabama graduate assistant in 2010-2011. From 2005-2009, Coach Ansley was defensive backs coach at Huntingdon College under Coach Mike Turk. The Hawks had their first winning season and first playoff appearance during his time in Montgomery. Coach Ansley played under Coach Larry Blakeney at Troy where he started in 40 consecutive games. He was a first-team Sun Belt selection in 2004.

Coach Ansley is a native of Tallassee. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Troy and a Master’s degree from the University of Alabama. He and his wife, Alaea, have a daughter, Selena.