Daniel Dunne

Dan’s basketball strengths are teaching low post play and team defense. He is skilled at breaking down the fundamental skills and techniques, both offensive and defensive, of playing near the basket.” 
 – Phil Weber, NBA Assistant Coach, New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks

“Dan is an amazing coach! He is very detailed in his approach to teaching big men, and is very knowledgable in many aspects of playing the front court positions. I learned a lot from him!”
– Antoine Broxie, NBA/G-League Assistant Coach, Memphis Grizzlies/Hustle, Houston Rockets/Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Cleveland Cavaliers

Dan has a great demeanor for coaching… coaches with a positive attitude… is a good coach, great individual, knows the game, is a confident leader, and is dedicated to the game of basketball. He has helped so many youngsters in his life.”
– Dave Cowens, Two-time NBA Champion, and Hall of Famer

“Dan is very knowledgeable and has the knack to make players better. I have observed his ability to teach all aspects of the game, but continue to be impressed with his technique to improve players fundamentally in the position that they play. His ability to work with inside players and team defense is remarkable.”
– Joe Amorocino, member of Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame

“Dan does an especially good job working with big men and has exhibited tremendous knowledge of footwork, body balance, and ball handling. He is very patient with the young people he works with and he has a tremendous work ethic.”
– Mike Daley, retired Men’s Basketball Coach, Nazareth (NY) College

“Dan is an excellent teacher of the game! His effective communication and attention to detail were remarkable! He has a passion to help young athletes improve their skills.”
– John Buck, Head Boys Coach of four-time NYS Champion Long Island Lutheran High School

“Coach Dunne did a fantastic job in educating our low post players! As a result, we saw a serious improvement in our team’s rebounding and scoring in the post.”
– Matt McGrath, Freshman Boys Basketball Coach, Brighton High School

“Coach Dunne, what a great man to be in your corner! It was an honor and pleasure to work with him this past season, and learn from a guy who played the low post in the toughest college basketball conference in the country, the Big East! He definitely improved my post game offensively and defensively. With that I’m beyond grateful.”
-Josh Chichester, Forward, Rochester Razorsharks, PBL Champion, 2016

“It is hard to find coaches at the professional level that effectively teach fundamentals on inside play. Coach Dunne teaches the skills that make the game of basketball easier for a player. His experiences as a coach and player have given him the knowledge to improve players inside game at all levels. He has helped me with my post moves, and taught me the importance of positioning when posting up around the block. From his teaching and instruction, he has made the game a lot easier for me. Thank you for your help Coach! I really appreciate it.”
– Chace Mckinney, Forward, Rochester Razorsharks, PBL Champion, 2015