U of Detroit AD and assistant hoops coach resign

University of Detroit athletic director Keri Gaither and

assistant basketball coach Derek Thomas have resigned.

Both left their jobs on Wednesday.

Gaither had been the school’s AD since 2007 and worked within

the department for nearly 25 years. Associate AD for external

affairs Jason Horn was promoted to replace her on an interim


Titans coach Ray McCallum hired Thomas as an assistant and

recruiting coordinator in 2008 after Thomas was the head coach at

Western Illinois.