The Coaching Story of Yanni Hufnagel

Yanni Hufnagel earned a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell in 2006. While attending Cornell, he served as the student manager of its basketball team, Big Red. After graduating from Cornell, he spent an entire summer as a basketball coaching intern with the New Jersey Nets. While there he both helped the administration and assisted the head coach, Lawrence Frank. That fall, he continued his higher education at the University of Oklahoma. It was there that he obtained his M.A. in Education (with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration in 2010.


It was also there that he served as a graduate assistant of the university’s men’s basketball team. In doing so, he furthered his coaching career in a lasting way. During those two years, he organized the team database, assisted in coaching individual workouts, and helped the coaching staff with practices. He helped lead the Harvard basketball team to four straight 20-win seasons. In doing this, the team set a program record for victories. He also helped take the team to the 2012 NCAA tournament, the team’s first since 1946. It was also during his time with Harvard that he was involved in Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Specifically in its Mentor Match program.


He has been on the Vanderbilt coaching staff since May 2013. This was an addition that has been much praised by the other members of the basketball coaching staff. During that time he has done so well that he was recently invited to participate in the very revered Villa 7. He is also a highly valued member of the coaching team because he is an excellent recruiter and talent scout. He is also well known as being an especially family-centric coach. He hopes to keep furthering his career and philanthropic agendas.

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