Dan Peters (basketball)

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Dan Peters
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1954-07-15)July 15, 1954
Died October 27, 2014(2014-10-27) (aged 60)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1978 Guernsey Catholic HS
1978–1979 Meadowbrook HS
1979–1981 Delta State (asst.)
1981–1983 Walsh (asst.)
1983–1988 Walsh
1988–1989 Western Carolina (asst.)
1989–1991 Akron (asst.)
1991–1993 Saint Joseph's (IN)
1993–1999 Youngstown State
1999–2004 Cincinnati (asst.)
2004–2009 Ohio State (asst.)
2009–2014 Akron (Dir. of Basketball Ops)
Accomplishments and honors
Mid-American Conference 2011, 2013
Mid-Con Coach of the Year (1998)

Dan Peters (July 15, 1954 – October 27, 2014) was an American basketball coach, most recently the Director of Basketball Operations for the men's basketball team at the University of Akron. Previously, he served as head coach at Youngstown State University,[1] and Walsh University. Dan Peters was an assistant under Bob Huggins before becoming interim head coach at the University of Cincinnati taking over after Bob Huggins was terminated. He then took the job as an assistant coach for Thad Matta at Ohio State University before moving to his final coaching position as the Director of Basketball Operations under Keith Dambrot at the University of Akron.

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  1. ^ "Dan Peters Biography". Ohio State Buckeyes. Retrieved 1 October 2010. [permanent dead link]