Derek S. Elmore, class of 1994, was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at Emory & Henry 2009 for his accomplishments on the basketball court under the legendary Coach Bob Johnson.
Elmore was a four year starter on the E&H men’s basketball team, with a career average of 10.3 points per game, 355 career assists and 313 career rebounds. He scored 1,210 career points and holds a school record of participating in 117 career games. From 1990 to 1993, the team won 20 or more games each year, making four post-season NCAA appearances. In Elmore’s senior year, the Wasps were ODAC regular season champions and participated in the NCAA Division III ‘Sweet Sixteen’. That year, Elmore himself received the recognition of being named to the All-Conference and All-Region Second Teams.
After leaving Emory & Henry, Elmore taught computer sciences and coached basketball at a number of Virginia high schools before becoming a mortgage loan officer.