Dan Hurley Biography – University of Connecticut Head Coach

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Dan Hurley Bio

Dan Hurley is a talented college basketball coach and current head coach of UConn Huskies. Image Source: Dan Hurley's Instagram.

  • Birth DateJanuary 16, 1973
  • Birth Name Daniel S. Hurley
  • Age 51
  • Also Known As Dan Hurley
  • Height 6' 2"
  • Weight 165 lb
  • Father's Name Bob Hurley Sr.
  • Mother's Name Christine Hurley
  • Birth Place Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
  • Birth Sign Capricorn
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Basketball Coach
  • Partner Andrea Hurley
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Eye Color Black
  • Hair Color White
  • Children Danny Hurley and Andrew Hurley
  • Awards Honors A-10 Coach of the Year (2018)
  • Twitter https://twitter.com/dhurley15/
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/coachdanhurley/
  • Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Hurley

Basketball is one of the most popular games around the world, and the people associated with it have also gained immense fame and fortune. One such name is Dan Hurley, the head coach of the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team, UConn Huskies.

Born Daniel S. Hurley, Dan is one of the best college basketball coaches in the league. Thus, there has been a lot of curiosity about his personal life. So, let’s get to know more about Dan Hurley’s career, family, net worth, salary, and other details in this biography.

Is The Youngest Son Of Former Coach Bob Hurley

Dan Hurley was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the USA on 16 January 1973. He was born to his father, Bob Hurley Sr., and his mother, Christine Hurley. He has two elder siblings, a brother, Bobby Hurley, and a sister, Melissa Hurley.

Furthermore, Dan Hurley’s dad, Bob, is a Hall of Fame high school coach and former head coach of the now-closed St. Anthony High. Similarly, his elder brother, Bobby, is a former professional player and the head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils. 

The UConn head coach is a graduate of St. Anthony High School. After graduating from high school, the talented coach enrolled at Seton Hall University in 1991 and graduated in 1996.

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Dan Hurley Net Worth And Career

With a career stretching over two decades, the Seton Hall graduate has garnered immense fame and fortune. Thus, Dan Hurley’s net worth is undoubtedly massive. As the legendary coach hails from a basketball family, he must have been passionate about basketball since childhood. Moreover, he was an active student-athlete at Seton Hall

Immediately after his graduation, Dan started his coaching career as an assistant coach at St. Anthony High School. At that time, his father was the high school’s head coach. Hurley’s dad must have inspired him to pursue a career as a coach.

After serving Rutgers Scarlet Knights as an assistant coach from 1997 to 2001, the coach landed his first job as the head coach of St. Benedict’s Preparatory in 2001.

Eventually, after serving two more teams, Bob Hurley’s son joined his current team in 2018. During all those years, Dan Hurley has established himself as one of the most talented coaches. The coach signed the six-year contract with a $2.75 million salary per annum. Not to mention bonuses and incentives he will be getting for all the goals and milestones he will achieve with his team.

Considering the league’s growth, the salary of players and coaches has increased over the years. Therefore, Dan Hurley’s net worth can be estimated to be huge, considering his fat paychecks.

Well, the coach is making a sufficient amount to afford a comfortable lifestyle for his family and himself.

Dan Hurley’s Marital Life

Alongside a glorious career, the UConn head coach has a blissful marital life with Andrea Hurley. Although the pair has not disclosed when they tied the knot, they share a solid bond with each other.

The lovely duo met while both were at Seton Hall and have been happily together ever since then. Apparently, the coach’s wife graduated from the same university. Additionally, Dan Hurley’s wife, Andrea, is a co-host of the podcast “Ball is Wife” with her friend, Nicole Flory, Derek Kellogg‘s wife.

Dan Hurley's Wife Andrea Hurley
Dan Hurley and his wife met while attending Seton Hall University. Image Source: Andrea Hurley’s Instagram.

As the couple has been together since the start of their professional career they must have shared their share of ups and downs.

Is A Doting Dad To His Kids

Furthermore, the Hurley couple is proud parents of two sons, Danny Hurley, and  Andrew Hurley. Both of them have grown up and are focusing on their career and goals.


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Dan Hurley’s son, Danny is the firstborn of his parents. He is also a Seton Hall graduate. Danny is an aide of Governor Phil Murphy, the 56th governor of the Garden State.

Meanwhile, Dan’s youngest son, Andrew, has followed in his footsteps and is also passionate about basketball. Since 2020, the youngest Hurley joined the University of Connecticut and has been active in the university’s basketball team.

Nonetheless, the head coach is living a happy life along with his family and his professional career is also going smoothly. We wish Dan Hurley a more prosperous life ahead.