Danny Reese, a former men's basketball player at Youngstown State from 2011-13, is in his fourth season with the program and his first as Director of Player Personnel. Reese served two seasons as Assistant to the Head Coach.
In his first year, Reese served as an administrative assistant in in the men's basketball office.
Reese's administrative duties with the Penguins include, but are not limited to, assisting in academic support, community outreach, camps, and basketball operations.
Reese was a member of the Penguins first postseason tournament team in 2012-13 when YSU advanced to the second round of the College Invitational Tournament (CIT). During his two seasons with YSU, the Penguins produced a two-year record of 34-31.
Reese graduated from The College of Wooster, where he played baseball for two seasons, in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in history. He went on to earn a master's degree in management in 2016 from the University of Notre Dame.
He and his wife, Michelle, have a son, Danny, and daughter, Eloise.