Daniel Marshall joined the Rhode Island staff in July of 2014 and currently serves as the strength coach for URI men's basketball, rowing and men's & women's cross country/track & field programs.
Marshall came to Rhode Island after spending the 2013-14 season as a strength and conditioning intern with the NBA's Chicago Bulls. With the Bulls, Marshall was responsible for designing all aspects of strength and conditioning programs for Jimmy Butler, an NBA All-Defensive Second-Team selection. He also programmed and coached sprinting and lateral movement training sessions for Derrick Rose during his rehabilitation process.
Before joining the Bulls, Marshall spent nine months as a performance specialist in Shanhai, China. He was responsible for designing all aspects of strength and conditioning programs for Shanghai’s track and field athletes, shooting teams, and gymnastics teams. He also assisted with the women’s handball team, women’s volleyball, junior women’s basketball team, as well as women’s and junior women’s soccer. The athletes he worked with accounted for 10 medals at the Chinese National Games (3 Gold, 4 Silver, 3 Bronze).
Marshall has also served as a performance specialist intern with Athletes' Performance (September 2012 through December 2012), was the lead sports attendant/performance coach for the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Phoenix, Ariz. (April 2012 through September 2012) and was the strength and conditioning coach for the Riso Scotti volleyball team in Pavia, Italy from August 2011 through April 2012.
During the 2010-11 season, Marshall was the performance coach for the Norman Express of the Universal Basketball Association. He also was an assistant track and field coach at the University of Oklahoma during the 2009-10 season, working with sprinters and jumpers.
Marshall earned his bachelor's degree in physical education from the University of Arizona in 2008 and a master's degree in athletic administration from the University of Oklahoma in 2011.