*Yanni Hufnagel: A man devoted to making his team number one:

Yanni Hufnagel is a former college basketball coach and is well known within the world of sports. Hufnagel’s last coaching position was coaching the Nevada Wolf Man’s Pack Basketball team.

Prior to coaching the Wolf Man Pack Basketball Team, Yanni Hugnagel he was a sports recruiting coordinator at Harvard. Hufnagel is responsible for creating the Perimeter Player Development program at Harvard. Yanni Hufnagel was a highly respected no nonsense sports coordinator/ administrator while at Harvard.

Hufnagel also coached the California Golden Bears as well as the Vanderbilt Commodores. It seemed where ever Yanni Hufnagel held a position he managed to develop real sportsmanship and a real respect for the sports profession. These are traits that the players seemed to develop and it served them quite well when it came to winning and helping a player or players reach their full potential.

Yanni Hufnagel was born and raised in Scarsdale New York. Hufnagel attended Cornell University and Graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Labor & Industrial Relations. One year after graduation, Hufnagel completed an internship with the New Jersey Nets. Hufnagel was quite fortunate to be a part of the New Jersey Nets at age 23.

Yanni Hufnagel decided to advance his education so he attended University of Oklahoma. Hufnagel obtained a Masters Degree in higher education from Oklahoma. In addition, Yanni Hufnagel became involved with Athletic Administration while at Oklahoma.

The year 2009 was quite memorable for Hufnagel. Yanni Hufnagel began working at Harvard in 2009 and he gave 110% of himself to everything game he coached, every athletic meeting or tournament he attended.

In 2013 Hufnagel was an assistant coach, he worked under the direction of Kevin Stahlings. In 2016, Hufnagel worked closely with Eric Mussleman coaching University of Nevada Wolf pack Basketball team. Hufnagel left the team after one season. In 2017 Hufnagel appeared NCAA Division one Mens Basketball Tournament.

Yanni Hugnagel is a man who definitely made a name for himself within the world of sports. Hufnagel is known to have a tough exterior but he is kind hearted and does what is best for his team to succeed.

 

Find out more about Yanni Hufnagel:

http://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/former-cal-assistant-yann-hufnagel-is-joining-nevadas-coaching-staff/