Benton Baseball head coach Derek Anderson has passed away suddenly. The baseball world just lost another great coach today.
CJ Eilers, the sports editor for Vinton Newspapers, took on Twitter to share the terrible news of Derek Anderson’s passing.
Following that, individuals have expressed their condolences to his family, his student-athletes, and the entire Benton community on social media.
Coach: How Did Derek Anderson Die? Death Cause & Obituary
Since the death news of coach Derek has just come out as posts and messages, details on his death cause are still unavailable.
However, the obituaries did state that his death was sudden, so there is a good chance that he died because of a sudden illness rather than a long-term illness.
As per the data published by baseball-reference, Derek played for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball. He was drafted in the 47th round of the 1994 MLB June Entry Draft by the Kansas City Royals.
Further, he went to Lynwood High School, located in Lynwood, California.
His students adored him because he was not the strict coach that everyone expects coaches to be. He was consistent, calm, and encouraging to his students.
His never-ending smile and warm and welcoming personality will live on in the hearts of those who knew him. The baseball world has become a little darker without him.
Who Is Derek Anderson Wife?
Derek Anderson was a man in his late forties, so he was indeed a family man with a wife and kids.
However, because he has remained out of the spotlight, his household details are not yet available.
We also attempted to locate his social media accounts, but he does not appear to be active on any of them.
Derek Anderson Net Worth Details
Derek Anderson had an estimated net worth of $100,000 to $300,000.
According to ZipRecruiter, the salary of the average high school baseball coach ranges between $15,000 to $30,000.
Derek also had a respectable playing career. He played for his high school, university, and MLB, so his earnings could be quite substantial.