Show Date: June 27th, 2018
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San Antonio Spurs Coyote
Tim created and performed as The Coyote character for over 21 years. While Coyote, he entertained fans at 992 consecutive Spurs home games and made over 5000 public appearances.
The Coyote was elected to the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2007.
In addition, Tim has received a Lifetime Achievement Award by the NBA and was nominated for the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame this past year.
He has written a book about his experiences behind the mask, as well as his outlook on life. The book is available online and is entitled” “Hi Mom, Send Sheep” and is published by Trinity University Press and is available at Amazon.com.
Now Mr. Derk recruits, trains, develops and manages in the Spurs office of Service Innovation, and teaches specialized customer service. Tim is in his 32nd year with the Spurs organization.