He is described as one of the honest young basketball coach in the United States. Yanni Hufnagel is Jewish who was brought up in America. His interest in the sport began while still in High school. He is a graduate of Cornell, and he is among the richest people in the United States, not because he works in a bank, or he is a lawyer, it’s because of his participation in the field as a basketball coach. Yanni is the assistance basketball coach at Harvard, and recently he won the Ivy League for the first time.
Mr. Yanni is very passionate about his career that is being a basketball coach, and it is now clear that one does not have to be tall to be a basketball coach. Mr. Hufnagel is a member of the Jewish Coaches Association which counts about 30 Division-1 among its ranks. The Jewish are not trusted by many basketball clubs, only a few including Yanni Hufnagel, and Josh Pastner who is the University of Memphis Coach. Coach Yanni was voted the assistance coach in 2011. According to an interview conducted, Yanni said that he began reading basketball books at a very young age, and when he in high school he joined the basketball team although he was not among the best players, he still made shots like any other Jewish boys.
Yanni Hufnagel began by being a commentator in basketball events in his hometown. The Jewish boy organized for the sports and even invited television reporters and journalist, and acted as an observer. Yanni knew what he wanted to be when he grew up. At college, he became the basketball manager while still a freshman. Mr. Yanni is a go-getter who while in college pursued what he wanted in life. He was lucky enough to get an opportunity to with New Jersey Nets as an intern. At New Jersey Nets, Yanni was responsible for picking laundry. He did not give up, and he got a chance to work with Jeff Capet who is the Oklahoma Basketball coach after his graduation. Later after moving from Capel, he joined Harvard as an assistant coach a position he has been holding until now.