Yanni Hufnagel has always had a passion for basketball. His passion is what led him to become a household name. His meteoric rise, again, had everything to do with his love and passion for the game. His illustrious career kicked off in his hometown where he called basketball games for their local television.Later when he joined Cornell University, he was made to be basketball team manager within his first year.
During his stay in Cornell University, Yanni Hufnagel got a chance to pursue his passion further. He secured a summer internship with the celebrated New Jersey Nets. In New Jersey, Yanni Hufnagel won the admiration and respect of his colleagues. Later after his graduation from Cornell University, one of his colleagues from New Jersey Nets recommended him to a former boss. The boss was, at that time, in need of a graduate assistant coach. The love for the game made Yanni travel to Oklahoma where he undertook an interview and successfully secured the job.
Once again, he won the respect of his colleagues. In fact, he was recommended for a Harvard job by his immediate former boss, Jeff Capel. The job at Harvard was at the capacity volunteer assistant coach: he got no pay from it. However, the no-pay-job did not deter him from delivering. He went straight to scout for new talent. He must have outdone himself for his current boss, Musselman, to publicly and proud him as a high energy coach and recruiter. Such a recommendation is enough evidence enough that Nevada Wolf Pack are lucky to have him. Indeed, such passion and drive are rare.
Yanni Hufnagel has also been an assistant coach for several prestigious institutions such as Vanderbilt and Cal, where he was stationed before joining the Wolf Pack. During his stint at Berkeley, he had a chance of working with one of the top back courts in the pac-12. It was highlighted in 2016 NBA draft picks where one of the players Jaylen Brown was feted as pac-12 freshman of the in 2015-2016. He has had ample experience in the NBA gathered by serving as an intern. He has also excelled in the academic field. These are just some of his many achievements. He is expected to bring a wealth of experience and an outstanding track record.