Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's of Science: Kinesiology Master's of Science: Student Affairs
My name is Derek Cosper. I am a physical education teacher and coach at Lake Dallas Middle School. I was born and raised in the Dallas/Ft.Worth area where I attended Newman Smith High School. This is my second year of teaching and I am very excited to help many of these young students. I graduated from Weber State University in 2011 with a degree in kinesiology. I also obtained a minor in coaching, a minor in recreation, and a minor in health. While at Weber State University I played college football for five years. I was an academic all-american from 2006-2009. Upon graduation I took a graduate assistant coaching job at Arkansas Tech University. While I was at Arkansas Tech University I received my Masters Degree in student affairs. I also coached college football for three years and assisted students in achieving in their classes. This is my second year with Lake Dallas Independent School District.