Yanni Hufnagel, 30-year-old, is the model Jewish boy. He rose in Scarsdale. He graduated from Cornell University, and now he is living in Boston with a job that is likely to make him rich very soon. Hufnagel is an assistant coach for basketball at Harvard. In the National Basketball Association, the closest thing to Yanni Hufnagel is Amar’e Stoudemire. However, you do not have to be tall to be coach of the basketball team. In 2011 Hufnagel was voted as an assistant coach.
As a kid, after ordering lobster and mushroom pizza, Yanni used to play with figurines of famous basketball players and read coaching books till the book is finish. Yanni’s best sport was lacrosse, but he was not good as a basketball player to make a place into a high-school team of Scarsdale. Ed Cohen, his broadcast partner, said that he was far ahead for the similar age group regarding analyzing the basketball game and he would either do that for a living or he would be a coach one day and Yanni did.
To be in college basketball, an assistant coach isn’t an easy job. Capel, Duke’s Assistant Coach, once said there are a couple of things about Yanni that make him the best recruiter of a basketball game: His effectiveness to turn an ordinary student into an expert player and he is also a great salesman which makes an ideal fit for his position.
In 2006, Hufnagel completed his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Industrial and Labor Relations following a graduate Degree in 2010, in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration, from Oklahoma.
Hufnagel considered as a top recruiter in college basketball. He is working as assistant coach for the basketball team of Nevada Wolf Pack men under Eric Musselman. He served as an assistant for the Vanderbilt Commodores, California Golden Bears, and Harvard Crimson as well.