Dan H., West Hartford, CT Speed & Agility Coach

Dan H.



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LETS GET BETTER, TOGETHER!! I have a passion for serving others and motivating them to achieve their goals! 🏀 3 year College Coach🏀 Four-year NCAA basketball player View all coaching experience

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1 session package with Coach Dan. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$60 1 session + applicable fees

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3 session package with Coach Dan. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$171 3 sessions ($57/ea) + applicable fees

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  • Newbury College (MA)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Vertical Jump, Cone Drills, 40 Yard Dash

  • Vertical, Lateral Quickness, Footwork, Explosion


  • Newbury College (MA)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course


  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Vertical Jump, Cone Drills, 40 Yard Dash

  • Vertical, Lateral Quickness, Footwork, Explosion

More About Coach Dan

*136 Completed Sessions through CoachUp
2019-2020 - Most recently Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Mount Saint Mary College!
I have seven years of basketball coaching/training experience. I have worked with youth athletes from many different towns surrounding the West Hartford area! I train kids, as well as, adults!

I graduated in May 2017 from Newbury College in Brookline, MA where I played collegiate basketball and captained the team for two years. My greatest honor was being the recipient of the Male Athlete Sportsmanship Award three years in a row from our athletics department. Additionally, I was presented with the Scholar-Athlete award for having the highest GPA in the senior class for athletics. Played at Hall High School and served as starting point guard/captain senior year.

*I will bring energy, encouragement, knowledge and positivity to each athlete and instill confidence in them!
*The athlete will receive a print out of our exercise the first day to track progress
Sports have been apart of my life since the age of 5. I always had a lot of energy and to this day, enjoy finding fun ways to stay active. I relate well to anyone who his is motivated, has a positive attitude and is willing to put in time to obtaining their speed and agility goals!

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Coach Dan is a very good coach. He knows how to connect and motivate my son and has him working hard throughout his hour session. Coach Dan is very understanding and yet still encouraging. My son feels more confident and looks forward to his training sessions with Coach Dan . Would highly recommend Coach Dan.

Dan is an incredible coach. He is helping our son learn new techniques, improve current skills, and most of all build confidence. He is always positive and keeps our son motivated throughout the workout session and beyond. After each session, our son has a new attitude about the sport as well as himself. We appreciate his approach and our son appreciates all of it. It has made a tremendous difference in his overall skill and attitude. We are looking forward to him building on the foundation he has created thus far as we go forward with more sessions. Thank you, Dan!

Coach Dan is a very popular guy in our
house! He started out doing lessons with one of our boys and he is now coaching all 3 of them! He keeps the lessons fun, positive and upbeat while simultaneously challenging each of the boys to gain skills to move to the next level. Each of the boys have very different skill levels and he makes sure to personalize the lessons to encourage growth at all levels. He adapts to their moods and confidence levels each time and is able to pivot from his plan if necessary. He’s very thorough- giving written plans from each day with “homework” skills drills for them to work on. They’ll be ready for the basketball season this winter because of Coach Dan!

Coach Dan is excellent! He knows exactly what to work on with Joseph and is very encouraging. Definitely recommend.

Coach Dan was great with my 8 year old daughter. The drills were specific to all the skills she needed to work on. I would highly recommend to anyone!

Coach Dan is a great Coach. He puts 100% of himself into the time allowed for in his coaching sessions. His positive attitude and confidence, comes across in his training methods, My daughter
left exhausted and motivated to work on a training skill sheet he had given her. I definitely recommend Coach Dan.

Coach Dan is phenomenal! He came to the session with a complete workout ready to go, he reviewed what he did with my son after the session and gave us a copy of what they did and what we should focus on for this next week! Thanks, Coach Dan - this made Dante so happy and excited to try out for the travel team!

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Coach Dan is a phenomenal coach to my son. Not only does he individualize and differentiate for each person, but he meets the player where they currently are. He evaluates their style, ability, strengths and needs and provides a training session that is most effective for them. He encourages my son and increases his confidence, while building rapport and tweaking his technique. We love that he switches things up and each training session is different and more challenging than the one before. We could not be more thrilled with Coach Dan. He clearly knows his stuff!

My son had a great initial session with Dan. He was very prepared and really connected with him. We will definitely look to continue our sessions and look forward to his progress.

Dan is a great coach with a very thorough and though out training regiment.

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I am going into my sophomore year as a college player, and I was looking for someone to help fix any holes in my game and improve my game overall. I trained with Dan for the first time and he taught me many things about the game and drills that I can use to get better. After my workout, I was drenched in sweat and knew that the work I did would help me improve my game. I Highly recommend to work with Dan, one session with him can change your game and confidence.

Definitely would recommend Coach Dan to others. Met my child at his level and kept him motivated through individual drills. Showed a great understanding of fundamentals and looking forward to the next session.

My 11 year old son had his first lesson with Coach Dan and absolutely loved it and enjoyed himself! He couldn’t stop talking about the session on the way home. He said he already learned things just in one session. Coach Dan was fantastic with him, connecting with him on a personal level as well as basketball. He can’t wait for his next session! I would highly recommend Coach Dan to anyone looking to help improve their son’s or daughter’s basketball skills.

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My son had a great experience with Coach Dan today! He made my son feel very comfortable on the floor and asked my son what he wanted to improve on and that's how the session was tailored. It was an all-around success and we have already booked a package with Dan. I can't wait to see how much further he could grow with him.

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Coach Dan is a great coach. He explains everything well, pushes you through the whole session,and gives great advice. I highly recommend him.

He was kind, attentive, motivating and displayed strong knowledge of basketball skills. He interacted very well with my son.

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My son is entering his junior season of high school and has now had a series of workouts with Coach Horwitz. After assessing his abilities during their first workout together, Dan fine tuned the next practice sessions to include working on both identified strengths and weaknesses. Coach Horowitz has been a great motivator and my son’s enthusiasm is sky high for continued improvement in his game prior to this upcoming season. I highly recommend Coach Horwitz for assistance in improving your game!

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I was thrilled with the level of preparedness Coach Dan arrived with the very first day of my son’s training with him; he had a hard copy of different skills and plays that he intended to go through within the hour and that he intended him to practice @ home... they went through a series of these and he helped with showed him the postures that would help to get each skill correct. I also noticed that endurance building was coupled with almost every skill! It took little to NO time for the two to gel and for my son to relax and acclimatize... I can wait for my son to get back on the court with him because I know he will learn a lot!!

Dan is a great coach. He worked with my son for a couple sessions and my son has improved a lot working with Dan. He is very patient and fun to work with. Dan is a very professional and I recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play basketball at a high level. I’m really pleased with him.

Giving coach dan 5 stars as my child requested to do so! He loved the sección and can’t wait to go back! As for my opinion and a true baller most of my young life! THE COACH KNOWS HIS STUFF! Great teaching knowledge, something we don’t have! Great drills and work outs! Looking forward to book a multiple sección package

Coach Dan is very motivating!! I really enjoyed the session and would recommend anyone to coach Dan. Thank you!

Coach Dan is an excellent motivator and teacher of the sport. He provides useful direction and is a great communicator.

It was evident from our first session that Coach Dan is invested in his players. Prior to the lesson, he took the time to determine my daughter's personal goals. During her session, he was prepared and didn't waste any time. He covered ball handling, shooting & agility all in the hour time. Very glad we found him and will definitely continue to work with him.

Very helpful would recommend for anyone

Coach Dan Was a Great Coach.

Just had me first session with Coach Dan, and it was way better than I could have expected. I already feel way better about the aspects of the game I said I needed to work on. He's a fantastic coach, and really worked to develop a session, before and during it, that would help me the most. I would highly recommend him for anyone looking for a basketball trainer.

Coach Dan has been working with my 16 year old son for the past month, and has done a wonderful job. He has helped my son with the physical and mental aspects of his game. Dan's workouts have helped with ball handling as well as my son's shot. With Dan's academic success in college, he has acted as a role model for my son, he has gone above and beyond what we expected from a private coach. My son looks forward to every workout, we have signed up for another month, I would highly recommend Dan for any age and skill level, he is not only a great coach, but also a great guy.

Coach Dan is amazing. He far exceeded my expectations as a parent. I am excited to see my son progress with Coach Dans help. He is a great player but more importantly, he is a great teacher, as well. I would recommend Coach Dan to anyone who is serious about taking their game to the next level.

My son just had his first coaching session with Dan and he can't wait for his next one. Dan focused on not just the physical aspects of the game, but the mental as well. He gave my son great advice on how to improve his shooting, dribbling, passing, lay ups, and his defense. He provided him with handouts to review before their next coaching session. He is very enthusiastic and approachable....a great person to work with kids! We highly recommend him!

Very well prepared. Kept my son busy the entire lesson and provided him with at-home drills. His passion for the games shows through his instruction. Highly recommended.

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