Dan Hipsher (born December 6, 1954) is a current men's basketball coach at UTRGV. He was previously the head coach at Stetson University and Akron, and most recently, an assistant coach at the University of Alabama.
In 1977, he graduated from Bowling Green State University, where he was captain of the basketball team for 2 seasons.
From 1981 to 1989, Hipsher served as an assistant coach at the University of Dayton under Don Donoher. His first head coaching position was at Wittenberg University, where he compiled a sparkling 97-18 record while winning four North Coast Athletic Conference titles and two NCAC Tournament titles. He left Wittenberg for Stetson University, where he served as head coach for two years.
From 1995 to 2004, he served as men's basketball head coach at the University of Akron. During his nine seasons as Akron head coach, Hipsher guided the team to a 112-137 record. He was named both Ohio College and Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year in 1998.
National champion Postseason invitational champion Conference regular season champion Conference regular season and conference tournament champion Division regular season champion Division regular season and conference tournament champion Conference tournament champion