Yanni Hufnagel and His Astonishing Career in Coaching Basketball

***UPDATE*** June 8th, 2017– Yanni Hufnagel is proud to share his new profile on Mogul, a news and information sharing platform. He hopes to contribute quality information and establish new connections. More below.


***UPDATE*** April 28th, 2017Yanni Hufnagel is proud to share his new Crunchbase profile, highlighting his career in basketball coaching and more. See below for details and more news.



***UPDATE*** April 3rd, 2017— Yanni Hufnagel’s season with the Nevada Wolf Pack was a successful one. Read more about his year with the Wolf Pack, coaching alongside coach Eric Musselman.


In his first year at Cornell University, Yanni Hufnagel was a basketball managerThen, he got a summer internship with the New Jersey Nets. After graduation, he got his big break when Jeff Capel III offered him a graduate assistant coaching position at Oklahoma. 


Coach Capel recommended Yanni Hufnagel, in 2009, to the head coach at Harvard, Tommy Amaker. He was hired as a volunteer assistant coach and was unpaid. As soon as he got the job, he went on the road recruiting.

Yanni Hufnagel will, it seems, have his choice of jobs as an assistant basketball coach.


Yanni Hufnagel has gained an excellent reputation in the basketball world. He graduated from Cornell in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. In 2010, he earned a Master’s Degree in Adult Higher Education with an emphasis on Intercollegiate Athletic Administration from Oklahoma.


Hufnagel has been on the coaching staff or an assistant coach at some of the most prestigious schools in America. He was a student manager for Cornell, a graduate assistant coach for Oklahoma, and an assistant coach for Harvard, Vanderbilt, California, and Nevada.

Yanni Hufnagel is an excellent recruiter and a fantastic salesman when it comes to recruiting promising basketball players.

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