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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

Rock Hills High School head football coach Brock McMillan has resigned from that position as well as his social studies and physical education teaching spots to teach similar classes at Beloit High School.  McMillan was approved by the USD 273 Board of Education to teach social studies at their monthly meeting on Monday night.  There is a possibility that some coaching positions could also be in his future with the Trojans.

McMillan, a 2008 graduate of Jewell High School, spent the past six years at Rock Hills.  He took over the football program in 2013 when Sam Meyers resigned from that position to be the principal at Rock Hills.  In six seasons with the Grizzlies, he took his team to the playoffs three times.  They compiled a 39-18 overall record in that time.  This past season, Rock Hills finished 8-2, winning their opening playoff game over Doniphan West 70-20, but falling in the Regional round at home to a very good Axtell team to finish off their season.  While at Rock Hills, McMillan also coached track & field from 2014-2017.

We had a chance to talk with McMillan here at KD Country 94 & Z 96.3 “The Lake” Sports.  He offered some thoughts on his time at Rock Hills.

For our full interview with McMillan, click this link: Brock McMillan Interview

KD Country 94 & Z 96.3 Sports will continue to track this story and pass along any information on a new hire as it becomes available.

 

 

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