It takes a great assistant coach to make the right decisions for the team which is one of the reasons every coach wishes that Yanni Hufnagel was on the coaching staff. Yann Hufnagel has earned himself the quite the name as one of the best recruiters in the USA when it comes to basketball. The professional coach has a string of accolades under his belt through some of the most prominent Universities in the country alongside some big names on his recruiting list. He recently makes a decision to join the Nevada team besides legal challenges under Musselman. The Nevada team has had nine wins and recruited Cameron Oliver managing to win 24 games in his first season. The assistant coach has had some big names on his list including Blake Griffin who is currently playing for Los Angeles Clippers. Blakes is one of the tops most players and Yann Hufnagel has had a lot to do with Blake griffin’s recruitment and molding.
He also recruited Jeremy Lin who has played in major basketball teams including Brooklyn Nets currently and LA Lakers before. He has also been instrumental in the career of Wesley Saunders who is currently with the Windy City Bulls right from recruitment to building. Wade Baldwin is also Yann Hufnagel’s student and is now playing for the Memphis Grizzlies. Matthew fisher-Davis is one of the most promising players currently playing for the Vanderbilt. The coach picked him and developed him into a major league player that is turning heads.
Yann Hufnagel seems to be in the prime of his career and Nevada is looking forward to seeing that changes the recruiter and talent developer will bring on their table. The Scarsdale, New York-born coach has also been an assistant coach with Harvard Crimson, Vanderbilt Commodores, and California Golden Bears. He has also been attributed to turning the fortune of teams around including the Harvard Crimsons that enjoyed a winning streak under the coaching staff he was in. He is known for an unbelievable work ethic and energy both as a recruiter and coach.
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