A 10-year veteran of the Tribe's staff, Trey Henderson was promoted to the secondary coach prior to the start of spring practices and will continue to serve as the team’s recruiting coordinator.
Prior to assuming his current role, Henderson assisted with the defensive backs and helped develop some of the nation’s premier players at the position who went on to careers in the NFL. Among those benefiting from his tutelage before playing professionally include cornerback Derek Cox (third round draft pick by Jacksonville Jaguars in 2009), cornerback B.W. Webb (fourth round draft pick by the Dallas Cowboys in 2013) and safety Jerome Couplin III (free agent signee by the Detroit Lions).
In his time on campus, Henderson has gathered a wide-range of experience in working with both sides of the ball and has been heavily involved in collecting, editing and preparing practice and game footage for the staff, using the team's DVSport software editing system. A former video coordinator at W&M, he also played a lead role in helping to organize and implement the program's networked video editing systems in the newly dedicated Joe Pumilia Audio/Visual Suite.
Henderson came to Williamsburg in 2006 after serving as the defensive backs and wide receivers coach at Hopewell High School for three seasons, which included an AAA State Championship in 2003.
Henderson also spent time as an assistant wrestling coach at Benedictine High School in Richmond, sending two wrestlers to the Prep National Tournament.
A four-year letterwinning defensive back at Randolph-Macon College, Henderson started three years in the secondary and was the Yellow Jackets' co-captain in 2001, while also spending three seasons on the baseball team. He received his Bachelor of Arts in economics and business from RMC in 2002 and completed a Master's of Science in Sport Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University in December of 2006.
Henderson, whose complete name is Herman Allen Henderson, III, is an active member of American Football Coaches Association and the Virginia High School League.
He enjoys fishing, golfing and spending time at Claytor Lake. Henderson resides in Williamsburg with his wife, Summers, and their sons, Claytor (6) and Corbin (2).
In addition to organizing and coordinating the Tribe’s recruiting efforts, Henderson serves as W&M’s primary recruiter in Southwest Virginia, Eastern North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri.