Dan Hartsel
Dan Hartsel
Title: Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach/Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419.448.2966
Email: dhartsel@heidelberg.edu

Career Synopsis

  • The 2016-17 school year is Hartsel's 10th at Heidelberg, where he has served a variety of roles
  • Starting his fifth season as both head men's & women's golf coach, fourth as assistant women's basketball coach


  • Coached the women's golf team to a 6th place OAC finish while the men's team finished in 7th
  • Organized the hosting of the Heidelberg fall & spring invitationals, the first home golf events for HU since 2012
  • Coached Kerianne Murphy to medalist honors at the Heidelberg Spring Invitational
  • Helped lead the women's basketball program to the quarterfinals of the OAC Tournament for the second consecutive season


  • Guided men's golf to an 8th place finish and women's golf to 7th place finish at OAC Championships
  • Mentored Kerianne Murphy to All-OAC Second Team accolades
  • Was head assistant coach for memorable women's basketball campaign


  • Took over the reins of the women's golf team
  • Led women's golf to 6th place and men's team to 8th place at OAC Championships
  • Worked with women's basketball coach Morgan Shriver in her first season as head coach


  • Helped the men's golf team finish 7th at OAC Championships


  • Coached men's golf to an 8th place finish at the OAC Championships


  • Guided the men's golf team to 7th place at the OAC Championships


  • Started first season as head men's golf coach, leading team to 7th place at OAC Championships
  • Helped men's basketball finish as runner-up in OAC tournament


  • Began Heidelberg career as assistant men's basketball coach

Previous Experience

  • Head basketball coach and athletic director at Vanlue High School from 2001-2007
  • Served as assistant coach at Hopewell-Loudon High School from 1990-1992
  • Work at alma mater Bettsville High School from 1993-1997
  • Finished his high school coaching career with a .680 winning percentage


  • Resides in Bettsville with wife Kellie and daughter Shea
  • Received bachelor's degree in middle childhood education from Heidelberg in 2003
  • Graduate of Bettsville High School
  • Active with Junior Achievement and Bascom United Methodist Church
  • Follow Coach Hartsel:  Twitter - @CoachHartsel