Yanni Hufnagel was born on August 26 of 1982. He is a famous American Basketball College Coach. He teaches Basketball as an assistant coach for the Nevada Wolf Pack Men’s Basketball Team, which is under Eric Musselman. Before teaching Basketball, he also taught as an assistant coach for the Vanderbilt Commodores, California Golden Bears, and the Harvard Crimson. In the world of Basketball, Yanni Hufnagel has made a name for himself and has been known to be one of the top recruiters for college basketball teams.
Before he started his career, Yanni Hufnagel went to college for one year at the Pennsylvania State University. Throughout his stay in college, he was recruited as a defenseman for his school’s lacrosse team during his freshman year. In 2006, Yanni Hufnagel transferred to Cornell University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations. During the summer, he had also completed an internship with the New Jersey Nets. Shortly after, Yanni Hufnagel went to the University of Oklahoma, where he assisted as a graduate assistant coach for the Sooners Men’s Basketball Team where he was commended for helping in the development of Blake Griffin.
Yanni Hufnagel also earned a Master’s Degree in Higher and Adult Education with an emphasis on intercollegiate athletics in the year 2010. He also joined the Harvard Crimson Basketball team for men in June of 2009, as a recruiter and assistant coach for Tommy Amaker. Due to his ability to motivate players, he was voted in a survey from CBS sports as the mid-major coach who would most likely be able to make it big time because of his ability to recruit. Yanni Hufnagel was also named to a CBS sports college “dream team” of assistant coaches because of his energy and positive attitude when it came to recruiting players for the game.
Throughout his career, Yanni Hufnagel had accomplished a lot and had proven to help a lot of people as well. Because of his relentless energy and positivity, he has changed the attitude of many college Basketball players and has continued to help them flourish in their love for the game.