Dan played 7 years of professional independant baseball, winning 4 championships with the Quebec Capitales. He played his college ball at the University of New Haven, and his high school ball at Christian Brothers Academy. He has been training pitchers for 10+ years. He has coached at the high school and college level for 7 years. On the field as an amateur, Dan was an All Big 10 selection, multiple publication all area preformer, all state team selection, and sectional runner up as a senior at CBA. In college, he was an NJCAA All American, and pitched in the NCAA tournament twice.