Before accepting his current position, Dermidoff spent four years working as an academic center monitor at OU, where he assisted the management of daily study center operations for the student-athletes. In that role he also helped assist student-athletes with tutorial service and the utilization of on-campus resources.
Before arriving at Oakland Dermidoff worked as a Community Sports/Program Coordinator at the Warren YMCA. He also served as a as an athletic department graduate intern with the University of Michigan and was an account executive with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Demidoff has a bachelor's of arts in human resource management from Michigan State University. He also holds a master's degree in athletic administration from Xavier.