Dan kicked off his football career at Edwardsville High School (located in the St. Louis area) where he held school records for passing yards, passing touchdowns, and wins, and was named All-State Athlete for two years. After high school, Dan attended Central Missouri University then moved to Lakeland, Florida to finish out his college career at Southeastern University where he continued to build upon his already impressive stats. After college, Dan’s enthusiasm for football steered him towards the coaching side of the game, with his team winning an FBU national championship title in 2020 under his leadership. Currently, Dan is the head coach at Pope Middle School in Marietta.