Daniel Yang is currently the girls varsity head coach at Kennedy High School. He has also been a head coach for various Endline boys and girls teams since 2013. Dan Yang also coached the San Diego State University women’s club volleyball team; where his team finished 9th at the NCVF National tournament in Women’s Division I.
Dan was also the girls and boys varsity volleyball coach at Mission San Jose High School for the 2010-2011 season. He lead the girls to a third place finish in MVAL in 2010 and a berth in the NCS quarterfinals. In early 2011, he guided the boys to their third consecutive MVAL title and a berth in the NCS semi-final match, losing to the eventual champion De La Salle in five sets. Prior to this, Daniel was an assistant for various Mission San Jose and Endline Volleyball Club teams in 2009 and 2010.
Yang was a former volleyball player at Mission San Jose High School as a setter, defensive specialist, and an opposite. In 2009, he was the starting setter and guided the Warriors to an undefeated league season and first ever league title; the team ended up advancing all the way to the NCS Division I Championship match.
While at Mission San Jose High School, Dan earned All-League MVAL honors in 2008 and 2009 and also made the John D'Anna Invitational All-Tournament Team in 2009. He was voted MVP of the varsity team in his Junior season and co-MVP in his Senior season.
Coach Dan continues to play competitive volleyball participating in numerous grass tournaments and adult leagues. Yang graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of California, San Diego. He resides in Fremont.
Dan is IMPACT and ASEP certified.