At Nobles since 2015
Titles: English Faculty
Sport(s): Wrestling Middle School,Wrestling Varsity
Phone Number: 781-320-7147
Coaching Philosophy: Have fun. Work hard. Get better. Coach Danhof focuses on the process, the overall experience as a way to find fulfillment and to build character. For him, wrestling is not about the wins and losses but about growing as a person through the unique challenges and opportunities that the sport presents.
Coaching Tenure/Prior Coaching: Coach Danhof is in his 7th year as the Head Wrestling Coach at Nobles, his 19th year coaching overall. He also teaches English and conducts admissions interviews. Prior to Nobles, he served as the head coach at BB&N and coached at Blair for 11 years, one year as the head coach. While at Blair, he helped coach 6 consensus #1 teams in the country and took part in a 35-year streak of 1st place finishes at Prep Nationals. Coach Danhof also coached Team NJ, working with the girl’s team and the boy’s freestyle & greco teams. During his coaching tenure, Coach Danhof has worked with wrestlers of all levels, from first-year wrestlers to those who went on to wrestle at the division one level. Former wrestlers have competed at Williams, Yale, Georgetown, University of Richmond, Harvard, Army, UPenn, Michigan, UNC, University of Chicago, Lehigh, Davidson, Cornell, Stanford, and Princeton.
Competition Experience: Coach Danhof competed collegiately at Williams, placing in New Englands and captaining the team his junior and senior years. In high school, he was a two-time NH state champ, and two-time Public School New England finalist.