Landon DanelsonAssistant Coach
Landon spent the 2017 season coaching professionally as the third baseball coach and bench coach for the Sioux Falls Canaries (American Association). He also served as the General Manager and Head Coach of the Sioux Falls Pilots, a summer collegiate baseball in the Corb Belt League. He has coached at Bethany Lutheran College , Minnesota State , Oklahoma Panhandle State and at Augustana University
Danelson enjoyed a successful playing career at Minnesota State, where he was a two-year starter and letterwinner for the Maverick baseball team. In his senior season, Danelson blasted nine home runs and recorded 11 doubles, 41 RBI’s and 36 runs and was named to All-North Central Conference.
Prior to Minnesota State, Danelson played two years at Miles Community College. He left holding school records in almost all hitting statistical categories for the Pioneers, including career batting average, single-season slugging percentage, career slugging percentage, single-season and career home runs, single season and career RBI’s, and career total bases (217). He was a two-time All-Mon-Dak Conference selection.
A native of Great Falls, Montana, Danelson earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Minnesota State in 2006.