Yanni Hufnagel is a thirty-year old Jewish. He was born and brought up in Scarsdale in New York. Yanni’s passion in coaching began when he was a little boy. Yanni Hufnagel read every book containing coaching topics and contents. Hufnagel’s coaching desires were specifically towards the basketball game. He assimilated every tip gained from the books in his basketball practices.
Mr. Hufnagel attended the Cornell University. During his first year, Yanni was made the university’s basketball manager. This position provided many development opportunities for him. The New Jersey Nets gave Yanni a summer internship. While at the internship, Mr. Hufnagel worked towards nurturing his coaching skills. He also made many friends with the net colleagues. Mr. Yanni understood that connections would be effective in future.
After his graduation, Yanni Hufnagel sought help from his old allies. Yanni’s friend connected him to his past boss, Jeff Capel. The timing was right because Capel was in search of a graduate to serve as an assistant coach. Immediately Hufnagel figured out his luck; he flew to Oklahoma for the coaching interview. Luckily, Yanni Hufnagel was offered the position.
While serving as an assistant coach, Yanni impressed Capel. In 2009, Coach Capel recommended Hufnagel to be the head coach at Harvard. Yanni was then given a job as a volunteer coach. Immediately, Yanni started recruitment of basketball players. Since then, Yanni has gained a fantastic reputation in the world of sport. He is associated with perfect recruiting skills of the best players.
In 2009, Yanni Hufnagel participated in the selection of the NBA Draft designed by Los Angeles Clippers. He partnered with the Sooners and developed Blake Griffin who was the first overall selection. Since 2010, Griffin has appeared in almost five All-star NBA games under Yanni’s guidance. Mr. Hufnagel is the ultimate experience of all NBA Level games. He acquired this title during his times in New Jersey Nets.