Derik Cooper (born 1952) is a minor character in Tales from the Tuckerverse. The Director of Athletics at Malibu State College (MSC), Derik took the position 2003 and ever since has been dogged with improving the school's sports teams. Decker State College's mere existence has been a constant thorn in Derik's side, and even his attempts to draw Diane King and Glenda Peyton have ended in failure.
- Tales from the Tuckerverse: Fame and Misfortune
- Derik is based on actor/director Jonathan Frakes.