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Yanni Hufnagel is looking forward to a thrilling season at Nevada.

Yanni Hufnagel is a classic Jewish guy who is a renowned assistant basketball coach. Yanni grew up in Scarsdale and schooled at Cornell University. Hufnagel lives in Boston and has a career track record that foresight a bright future for him. Hufnagel is known for his role in various college basketball teams. For example, during his time at Harvard, the Crimsons won the Ivy League for the first time. This made Hufnagel one of the hottest young coaches in the United States.


Unlike professional basketball playing, you do not need to be too tall or athletic to be a coach. This is evident in the exceptional success of Hufnagel as a coach. Currently, he has joined forces with Musselman’s workforce at Nevada Wolf Pack. Nevada is glad to have Hufnagel who brings on board a significant wealth of experience. Yanni Hufnagel is also known for his service as the assistant coach for the California Golden Bears, Vanderbilt Commodores, and Oklahoma. The 30 year-old assistant coach has been regarded as one of the leading recruiters in college basketball across the United States.


Yanni Hufnagel had attended Pennsylvania State University for a year before he moved to Cornell University. In Pennsylvania State University, Hufnagel was a member of its Lacrosse team. He Graduated from Cornel University with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. Yanni launched his coaching career during his tenure at the University of Oklahoma. Here he served as a graduate assistant coach in the university men’s team. Hufnagel attained a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Audit and Higher Education with a focus on Intercollegiate Athletics Administration.


At his age, Yanni Hufnagel is one of the most accomplished individuals in his field. With an excellent portfolio to speak for him, Hufnagel is a person with a bright future. Hufnagel was voted by his peers as the mid-major assistant coach who is likely to make it due to his skill in recruiting in 2011 in a CBS Sports survey.