Terry could be one of those to whom Derby turn should his close friend and former Chelsea teammate, Frank Lampard, quit to become the new Blues boss.
Boro recently hired their former defender Jonathan Woodgate, with West Brom appointing Slaven Bilic shortly after.
Terry was part of Dean Smith's Aston Villa backroom team at Wembley last month, as Derby were beaten 2-1 and pipped to the Premier League.
Villa also beat West Brom en route to the play-off final, after Middlesbrough surrendered their long-held top-six spot late in the campaign.
Would the Aston Villa assistant be a good appointment for Derby?
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