Dan Hurley Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Dan Hurley :

NameDaniel S. Hurley
NickNameDan Hurley
Date of BirthJanuary 16, 1973
Age (2024)51 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownJersey City, NJ
Height6ft 1in
ProfessionAmerican college basketball coach
Team CoachedUConn Huskies men’s basketball (Head coach, since 2018)
SpouseAndrea Hurley
ChildrensDanny Hurley, Andrew Hurley
ParentsBob Hurley, Christine Hurley
Net Worth7-8 Million USD

Who is Dan Hurley ?

Daniel S. Hurley, a prominent figure in American college basketball coaching, has etched his name in the annals of sports history through his remarkable journey and achievements. Born on January 16, 1973, in Jersey City, New Jersey, Hurley’s upbringing was deeply entrenched in basketball culture, being the son of the revered Hall of Fame high school coach, Bob Hurley Sr., and Christine Hurley. This environment nurtured a passion for the sport that would eventually propel him to become one of the most respected coaches in collegiate basketball.

Dan Hurley
Dan Hurley

Hurley’s early years were shaped by his experiences at St. Anthony High School, where his father coached. His stellar performance on the court led the team to national acclaim, culminating in a remarkable 31–1 record and a No. 2 national ranking during his senior year. This formative period laid the groundwork for his future endeavors in basketball.

Continuing his journey, Hurley pursued higher education at Seton Hall, where he honed his skills under the mentorship of renowned coaches, including P. J. Carlesimo. It was during this time that Hurley encountered Sister Catherine Waters, a psychologist whose influence left an indelible mark on his life. Her guidance and support would continue to resonate with him throughout his career, even amidst his crowning achievement of leading the UConn Huskies to an NCAA Championship in 2023.

Facts about Dan Hurley :

  • Full Name: Daniel S. Hurley (Known as Dan Hurley)
  • Born: January 16, 1973 (Age 51)
  • Occupation: College Basketball Coach (Current Head Coach at UConn)
  • College Basketball Champion: Led UConn to win the NCAA Championship in 2023
  • Family: Son of Hall of Fame High School Coach Bob Hurley Sr.
  • Brother: Bobby Hurley (Former NBA player and current Head Coach at Arizona State)
  • High School: St. Anthony High School, Jersey City (Led team to a 31-1 record)
  • College: Played at Seton Hall University for 5 years
Dan Hurley
Dan Hurley
  • Mentor: Psychologist Sister Catherine Waters at Seton Hall
  • Early Coaching: Head Coach at Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School (2001-2010)
  • College Coaching Start: Head Coach at Wagner College (2010-2012)
  • Brotherly Bond: Brother Bobby was Assistant Coach at Wagner and Rhode Island
  • University of Rhode Island: Head Coach for 6 years (2012-2018) with NCAA appearances in 2017 & 2018
  • UConn Head Coach: Became Head Coach at UConn in 2018
  • UConn Success: Returned Huskies to NCAA Tournament in 2021 & 2022 (Championship win in 2023)
  • Contract Extension: Signed a 6-year extension with UConn worth $32.1 million in June 2023
  • National Recognition: Won the Sporting News National Coach of the Year Award for 2023-24 season
  • Married Life: Married to Andrea Sirikides (met at Seton Hall) since 1997
  • Children: Two sons – Danny (played at Seton Hall) and Andrew (played for UConn’s 2023 Championship team)
  • Health: Underwent neck surgery in 2019 to replace two disks with artificial ones

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