Daniel Kuhn, dubbed Dynamite, joined the Tennessee State Tigers in July of 2014. His duties are varied but he will spearhead team travel, video exchange, and assist with the day-to-day business logistics for the football program.
Most recently he was the Executive Assistant to the Head Coach at Georgia Southern University handling external football operations, including construction oversight of an endzone complex, advancing for road games, and assisting with their transition from FCS to FBS under the direction of two different coaching staff regimes.
Prior to his time in Statesboro, GA he served as loyal aide de camp for former Oilers/Falcons NFL head coach Jerry Glanville in various capacities. As part of the 2013 and 2014 East-West Shrine Game, he helped the football operations staff administer the longest running annual College All-Star Game through playbook implementation, travel logistics and video operations with an NFL video staff.
In 2011, he began working for the Hartford, CT Colonials of the United Football League, serving as de facto chief of staff for Coach Glanville, assisting the personnel department with the UFL college draft, signing of free agents and open tryouts in Houston, Atlanta, and Hartford.
Prior to the UFL, Dynamite worked for Coach Glanville at Portland State University as Director of Football Operations in 2009. He arrived in Portland, Oregon after three seasons, 2006-2009, in the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania. In Philadelphia he helped orchestrate official visits, national-scale recruiting and summer football camps.
As Director of Operations for the Austin, TX Wranglers of the Arena Football League from 2003-2006, he spent his first season assisting the then expansion franchise in football operations before being elevated to oversee all aspects of game day operations, in-game entertainment, team housing, and air transportation negotiations.
A 2003 graduate in business administration from Nicholls State University, the Zachary, Louisiana native served as an undergraduate student football assistant. He began his football career in the summer of 2001 as a training camp operations intern with the Buffalo Bills.