Daniel has been in the skills training industry for 14 years. He began Pure Intensity Basketball in 2008 while living in Bend, Oregon. In 2010, he moved back to the Twin Cities and began building what is now one of the most well known training companies in the Upper Midwest. To date, he has trained 90+ players that have received scholarships to NCAA Division 1 and Division 2 schools and 100+ players that have played at the NCAA Division 3 and NAIA levels. He has worked with 95+ high school programs and 25+ youth programs from the Upper Midwest.
Daniel also has a successful coaching resume. From 2013-2015, he served as Varsity Assistant for the Eastview girls basketball team. While on staff at Eastview, the team went 61-3, winning the 2014 State Championship at the 4A level while compiling a 31-1 record. In 2015, Eastview finished 30-2 and placed 2nd in the State Tournament, losing to nationally ranked Hopkins 60-68. From 2017-2019, Daniel joined the Robbinsdale Cooper girls basketball staff, again serving as Varsity Assistant. Cooper won the 2018 3A State Championship, finishing the season 30-2. His second year at Cooper, they finished a respectful 4th place in State.
Currently, Daniel serves as a Varsity Assistant for the girls basketball team at Providence Academy.
Daniel’s unique experiences as both a skills coach and basketball coach allow him to better serve his clients and the programs he works with. Doing both gives him a better understanding of what works and what doesn’t work; what to focus on and emphasize and what to omit.