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Stanford Associate Head Coach Derek Mason named new Vanderbilt head coach

by | Jan. 17, 2014, 5:46 PM

Derek Mason, regarded as one of the nation’s top coordinators, is the new head football coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores.

Mason, who served as associate head coach and Willie Shaw Director of Defense for the 2013 Pac-12 champion Stanford Cardinal, will be introduced Saturday as the Commodores’ 28th head coach at McGugin Athletics Center by Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Director of Athletics David Williams II. The event, scheduled at 10 a.m. CST, will be live streamed on the university’s athletics website. Additional information, updates and more will be available on


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