Danny Doyle
Danny Doyle

Director of Basketball Operations

Danny Doyle has been involved with basketball as a player and coach for nearly his entire life. He currently serves as Illinois State's Director of Basketball Operations, a position he has held since the 2012-13 season.

Doyle previously worked as a graduate assistant with the Baylor men's basketball program in Waco, Texas. He was responsible for editing and analyzing game film, scouting opponents, assisting with practice duties and developing workout regimes.

Prior to his position at Baylor, Doyle was an assistant coach at Des Moines Christian High School in Des Moines, Iowa, during the 2010-11 season. He helped motivate high school basketball players to maximize their potential, leading to a 20-3 record. Doyle also planned individual workouts and reviewed opponent game film to scout and assist in creating game plans.

During the summer of 2010, Doyle both played and coached for the Basketball Club International in Denver, Colo. He played alongside other collegiate, NBA, NBDL and overseas athletes. Doyle also facilitated basketball camps for young athletes in Indonesia and helped to defeat the top-professional team in Indonesia.

Doyle's playing experience culminated at Grace University in Omaha, Neb., where he helped win the NCCAA National Championship. Doyle, who played from 2006-10, contributed significantly as both a starter and captain throughout his junior and senior seasons. During his final two years, Doyle was named to the all-conference team.

He also led the nation in three-point field goal percentage at 54 percent, and Doyle holds Grace's single-game assist record, with 17. While he was a student-athlete, Doyle also served as a basketball instructor for Kids Across America during the summer of 2009.

Doyle graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Grace University in 2010, and he is pursuing a master's degree in sport management. He is married to A.J. Doyle.