Yanni Hufnagel is a young and successful basketball coach from Scarsdale, New York. He is one of the most prominent recruiters in college basketball. He has previously served as assistant coach for various the California Golden Bears men’s basketball team and the Vanderbilt Commodores. He is also associated with the Crimsons, Harvard’s men’s basketball program and the Sooners of the University of Oklahoma.
He was the assistant coach of the Wolf Pack at the University of Nevada in Reno. His move to the Wolf Pack was widely supported by the University President Marc Johnson, and Eric Musselman, the head coach. Yanni Hufnagel started calling games on television for local teams while still in school. He was appointed as a basketball manager during his freshman year at Cornell University.
He joined the Harvard Crimsons in 2009 as a volunteer assistant coach. He has built a sterling reputation as a recruiter and proven coach. He quickly establishes rapport with the young players he recruits. He has an in-depth understanding of the technicalities of the game as well as a mastery of successful sales and marketing strategies.
His associates have described Yanni Hufnagel as a ball of fire. He employs a high-energy strategy to coaching which leaves his players raving with enthusiasm. His track record as a successful coach speaks for itself. He has achieved tremendous success at Ivy League and other high-caliber colleges in a short time. He is involved in supervising workouts, practice training and recruitment.
His protégés have gone on to become top-rated players. For example, Wesley Saunders from the Harvard Crimsons went on to play Ivy League basketball winning the player of the year award in 2013. Yanni Hufnagel attended Cornell University where he graduated in Industrial and Labor Relations in 2006. He then proceeded to the University of Oklahoma for a Masters in Adult and Higher Education.