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Dan Doerflein
Position: Coordinator of Basketball Operations
Alma Mater: BYU
Graduating Year: 2009
Phone: 515-271-2916
Email: dan.doerflein@drake.edu
Website: https://twitter.com/DanDoerflein

Drake University women’s basketball head coach Jennie Baranczyk hired Dan Doerflein to her staff as the Bulldogs’ coordinator of basketball operations in June of 2013. After one season in the role he promoted to an assistant coach position in June of 2014.

“We are excited to have Dan move into his new role on our staff,” Baranczyk said. “He is an enthusiastic recruiter, a hard-worker and a great fit in our program and at Drake University.”

Doerflein joined the Drake staff after two years as the video coordinator for the University of Colorado women's basketball team. At Colorado he edited and analyzed practice and game film for the coaching staff led by head coach Linda Lappe, a former Drake assistant coach, and assisted in the creation of scouting reports.

Prior to Colorado, he spent seven seasons working with the Brigham Young University women’s basketball program. He started as a student assistant at BYU for the 2001-02 season and following a two-year mission trip to Washington, D.C., for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he resumed his role from 2004-07, where he primarily worked on conversion defense and player development.

Doerflein was the BYU film coordinator from 2007-09, where he was tasked with recording and analyzing game film. In 2009, following his graduation from BYU with his bachelor’s degree in American Studies, he was hired as the program’s director of operations for the 2009-10 season where he was responsible for scheduling, travel, academics and film exchange.

Originally from Columbia, Md., he graduated from Grandview High School in Aurora, Colo. in 2001 where he lettered in baseball, basketball and tennis. He has worked numerous youth basketball camps at BYU, Colorado and the University of Maryland.