Skip to simplified nav


Derek Valenti
Derek  Valenti

Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Virginia, 2012

Former Cavalier All-American Derek Valenti is in his first year as UVa's volunteer assistant coach.

Valenti earned All-America honors in 2011 after an eighth-place finish at 149 pounds at the NCAA Championships.

He was a three-time NCAA qualifier, as he reached the NCAA Championships at 141 in 2010 and 149 in 2011 and 2013.

Valenti also was the 2011 and 2013 ACC runner-up at 149 pounds.

Valenti tied for ninth in career wins at Virginia with 95and also finished fifth in career dual wins at Virginia with 52. He wrestled in 140 career matches, which was ninth in the program annals.

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
Micah Kiser
Culture Change Under Way for UVA Football
Football
7/21/16
Head coach Bronco Mendenhall, center Jackson Matteo and linebacker Micah Kiser represented Virginia at the ACC Football Kickoff on Thursday.
Kip Turner
Turner Embraces New Challenge at UVA
Men's Lacrosse
7/18/16
Former UVA men's lacrosse standout Kip Turner is back at his alma mater as an assistant on new head coach Lars Tiffany's staff.
De'Andre Hunter
Hunter Finds Comfort Zone at UVA
Men's Basketball
7/15/16
The Virginia men's basketball team's freshman class includes De'Andre Hunter, a 6-7 forward from Philadelphia.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

Archives
More Headlines
Online Stores
Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop