Yanni Hufnagel Has Accomplished A Lot


Posted by LLJ43 | Posted in Basketball Mananger | Posted on 04-05-2017

In March every year, millions of college basketball fans prepare for March Madness. During this time of the year, the college basketball tournament tops most events in the sports world. Many personal stories are told of college basketball players and the journey that they took to get to March Madness.


Although the stories of the basketball players are interesting and often emotional, there are other stories that are told about the people who are involved in college basketball. Some of these people have never or will never lace up basketball shoes to play in March Madness. The reason is because some of these other people are either behind the scenes or coaches.


A coach that has a great story that led him to college basketball as an assistant basketball coach is Yanni Hufnagel. As a young man, Yanni Hufnagel never dreamed of making the winning basket to win a college basketball championship. Instead his dream was to become a coach that helped to lead a team to college basketball success. The life of Yanni Hufnagel is filled with many twist and turns.


His thought of coaching started by him reading books about basketball and taking jobs that gave him the chance to view basketball up close and personal. Yanni Hufnagel has always been blessed with an excellent attitude, and his willingness to try to become a coach gave him the desire to become the manager of the college basketball team where he went to school.

A great opportunity came his way while in college. He was offered an intern position with an NBA team. Ultimately the intern position turned into an opportunity to become an assistant coach. With hard work and determination Yanni Hufnagel became an assistant coach.


After successfully performing well in a few assistant coach positions, Yanni Hufnagel was offered an assistant coaching position with the Nevada Wolf Pack. He accepted the position, and he has been working hard in the position for a year.