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Coach Yanni Hufnagel

Yanni Hufnagel is currently an assistant basketball coach at the University of Nevada. He grew up in New York loving the sport of basketball. He played for Scarsdale High School’s basketball team but was unfortunately cut from the varsity team. He went on to Pennsylvania State University a single year and then transferred to Cornell University. He graduated there with a bachelor’s degree studying Industrial and Labor Relations. Yanni interned briefly with the professional basketball team of New Jersey Net. Then he went to the University of Oklahoma and became the assistant coach for the men’s basketball team. At Oklahoma, he received a master’s degree studying Higher Education and Athletics Administration. In June 2009, Hufnagel became the assistant coach at the prestigious program of Harvard. In May 2013, Hufnagel joined the Vanderbilt coaching staff and became the assistant coach for one season. In 2014, Hufnagel joined the men’s basketball program at California Berkeley. He helped the Golden Bears team to an NCAA Tournament entry. Hufnagel’s latest destination was at the University of Nevada Wolf Pack under head coach Eric Musselman. They certainly noticed the impressive years of experience and knowledge that Yanni has accumulated. They are very excited about the future of this basketball program. Yanni brings a ton of energy to the team and he is an excellent recruiter of young talents. He spent the past decade recognizing basketball skills and helping future NBA stars like Blake Griffin and Jeremy Lin. The University of Nevada is in good hands with Yanni Hufnagel.


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