Dan Helm is entering his first season as administrative assistant for the Thundering Herd basketball team. He was a graduate manager for the team in 2005-06.
A 2003 graduate of Dayton, Helm worked five years with Dayton basketball before his arrival at Marshall. During his time with the Flyers, UD made three NCAA Tournament and two Postseason NIT appearances, won an Atlantic 10 Championship, two A-10 West Division titles, and a Maui Invitational.
Helm worked with head coach Ron Jirsa and assistant coach Josh Postorino for four years at Dayton, and with Director of Operations Kyle Getter for one year with the Flyers. In the year all four worked together, Dayton posted a 25-6 record, a #16 final AP ranking, a #4 NCAA Tournament seeding, and won the Atlantic 10 Championship.
In 2004, Helm worked for USA Basketball and the Youth Developmental Festival with both Boys and Girls and helped with Olympic Preparations for 2004.
Originally from Asheville, N.C., Helm is currently pursuing his master's degree in Athletic Administration.