In Spring of 2013, Yanni Hufnagel joined the staff of Vanderbilt Univesity after working at Harvard for 4 seasons. While at Harvard University, Yanni Hufnagel acted in the position of recruiting coordinator. In this position, he was responsible for much of the opponent scouting that took place along with aiding in the development of perimeter players. For four seasons, Harvard University saw 20 wins while Yanni Hufnagel was with the team. The Harvard Crimson men’s basketball team were the winners of the Ivy League title in the NCAA Tournament for 2011-12 as well as 2012-13.
After Yanni Hufnagel joined Vanderbilt University, his success continued. In 2014 the Vanderbilt Commodores were named in the top 30 recruiting class by Rivals and ESPN. They were also invited to the Nike-sponsored conference, Villa 7. This conference is considered one of the most prestigious in the United States as it brings the elite of the coaching staff from around the country.
Stallings, the coach of Vanderbilt University, was excited to have Yanni Hufnagel join the team as the assistant coach. He stated that Hufnagel’s work ethic was tireless and his talent for recruiting was impressive, especially for such a young coach. Yanni Hufnagel was just as pleased to become a part of Vanderbilt as he saw Stallings as one of the top coaches in the world when it came to college basketball. With Vanderbilt being such a prestigious school and powerful brand, Yanni Hufnagel stated that he was humbled by the opportunity to be part of an institution that is considered to be one of the best in the world.
During Hufnagel’s time at Harvard, the men’s basketball team managed to set several records for victories. In the 2010-11 season, Harvard became part of the Ancient 8 title and had a player win Ivy League Player of the Year.
Rodrigo Terpins is a well known rally driver within the Brazilian sports world. Terpins came from a long line of athletes, his father a former basketball player and his brother a rally driver as well, competition ran deep within his blood. Today, Rodrigo Terpins races for the Tea Bull Sertoes team competing alongside his just as equally talented brother, Michel Terpins. The pair have been racing together aboard the T-Rex, which was custom designed specifically for them by the MEM Motorsports Association. The Terpins brothers recently raced in and completed the twenty second annual Sertoes Rally Championship. In this race, the pair raced across twenty six hundred kilometers, spanning across two different states, and going through seven unique obstacle courses. The courses were designed specifically to test the ability and agility, and mental and physical capacity of the racers. The team of brothers finished in third place overall out of thirty eight competitors in that latest, grueling rally race. This feat showed just how talented the pair of brothers are, and what they have worked so hard to accomplish. Rodrigo is such a staple to the Brazilian people because of his love for rally racing, and his competitive nature. For more details visit Crunchbase.
In a recent interview, Rodrigo Terpins was asked what he did in order to keep racing fresh, and his passion alive. He revealed that He has also taken an interest in T1 Prototype Racing, which he is able to dabble in on occasion. He said that this is one of the main reasons he is able to keep a passionate interest in rally racing still today. Terpins and his brother are talented and bring humble confident racing to the table, which is another reason Brazil raves over the duo. Though the Terpins brothers were unable to compete in the recent Cuesta Off-Road Championships, they vow to come back next year and bring with them, nothing short of a win. he is currently training, finding a balance of work and family life, and doing all he can to give love back to his Brazilian people.