Dan attended Erskine College as a catcher and later became head coach. Prior to that he was an assistant coach at the University of Akon. Dan also has managed professionally in the Frontier league and currently is the Head Baseball Coach at Canton Central Catholic high school who most recently finished as State Runner Up in Division III. In 2016 Dan was inducted into the Stark County Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. In addition to his work at Massarelli Baseball School Dan also is a head coach for the Mashfactory Baseball Club.