Yanni Hufnagel is one of the most well-known college basketball coaches in the United States and is with Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team as assistant coach presently. He has served as an assistant basketball coach with many other college basketball teams including Harvard Crimson, California Garden Bears, and Vanderbilt Commodores. In the world of college basketball, Yanni Hufnagel is considered among the top recruiters.
As an assistant coach at Nevada Wolf Pack under Even Musselman, Yanni is responsible for training the boys and ensuring discipline and organization in the team. Even Musselman said in an interview with CBS that he had known Yanni Hufnagel for many years, and his energy, discipline and in-depth knowledge about training in basketball would contribute to the team’s overall development in the time to come.
While working as an assistant coach at Commodores, Yanni Hufnagel had the opportunity to coach Damian Jones, who is now a familiar figure in the basketball arena, and was the 30th pick by the famous Golden State Warriors. While at Harvard, Yanni was an assistant coach for a total of four seasons and was responsible for 20 wins each season, which is a huge accomplishment in an otherwise highly competitive sport. He singlehandedly led the team to win Ivy League titles for three years in a row, which is a tremendous achievement.
Yanni Hufnagel has had an incredible career as a coach from the starting, and his interest and passion for the game are reflected in his achievements over the year. While working at the University of California, Berkeley, Yanni was under Cuonzo Martin, one of the most famous coaches in the college basketball. Yanni helped motivate great college basketball players like Ivan Rabb and Jaylen Brown to join the Berkeley team, which helped Golden Bears to win the berth in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. He is the right coach for Nevada Wolf Pack, and Even Musselman is confident he would bring a lot to the table as an assistant coach.