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Congrats to Yanni Hufnagel for His New Assistant Coaching Position!

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Yanni Hufnagel is excited to accept a new assistant coaching position! Mr. Hufnagel will be the assistant basketball coach for the Nevada Wolf Pack; he will be assisting head coach, Eric Musselman. Yanni Hufnagel will be living his life dream. He has had an interest in basketball since his youth. He would fantasize about basketball as a child. He often spent hours reading books about basketball.

In college he became a basketball manager which helped him land an internship position with the New Jersey Nets. After his internship Yanni Hufnagel held a few positions as an assistant coach including positions with the California Golden Bears, the Vanderbilt Commodores, and Harvard Crimson. Now he is continuing to live his dream as assistant basketball coach for Nevada Wolf Pack. He is an example of a dream fulfilled through time and dedication.

Yanni Hufnagel is the son of Joni and Thierry Hufnagel. He grew up in Scarsdale, New Jersey. He played lacrosse with his brother at Scarsdale High School. Yanni started college at Pennsylvania State University and was on the lacrosse team while attending the university. Later he transferred to Cornell University. Yanni received a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. He later attended University of Oklahoma. While at University of Oklahoma Yanni Hufnagel received his master’s degree in Adult and Higher Education with a focus in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration.

Yanni Hufnagel has worked hard to pursue his childhood dreams and has been successful in reaching his goals. Thus, he is a great role model for children and athletes in America.