Aug. 25, 2010
Feld will serve as the program's assistant director of basketball operations, while Peters will occupy the graduate manager's position.
Feld will oversee Arizona's video scouting efforts and is responsible for the organization, breakdown, scouting and presentation of game film. He also will handle player edits for individual player's use and create recruiting videos as well as recruiting game tape for coaches' evaluation.
Administratively, he will supervise the student manager program, organize recruiting mail-outs, write a monthly newsletter and direct the program's community service efforts in addition to other assigned tasks. He is also co-director of the Sean Miller Basketball Camps and will coordinate UA former player outreach.
"I'm extremely excited about the opportunity," said Feld, "and very fortunate to be in this position. I'm pleased to continue working with Coach Miller and his staff. It's a great opportunity to pursue my dream of coaching, while continuing to work with such a fantastic program."
He was a member of the UA managerial staff form 2006-10, serving as the video coordinator in 2009-10. Feld worked with four different coaching staffs during his tenure as a manager and made three trips to the NCAA Tournament, including the 2009 Sweet 16.
"Jeff is an energetic addition to our staff," said Miller. "He has been exceptional in his ability to coordinate our video operations. His new responsibilities will impact our program significantly. Jeff is extremely bright, hard working and loves the University of Arizona and our basketball program."
A native of Denver, Colo., Feld graduated from Arizona with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in communications. He earned Dean's List distinction in the Fall of 2009.
Peters will aid the coaching staff in player and team workouts in addition to various operational and video responsibilities while he pursues a postgraduate degree.
Starting his Buckeye career as a manager in 2005-06, Peters has helped Ohio State University standout guards Mike Conley Jr., Jamar Butler and P.J. Hill for game action. Short on players for the 2006-07 campaign, Peters was added to the active roster in 2006-07.
"It's a great opportunity," said Peters. "Arizona is a special place. It's is a basketball environment. I'm excited to be here. It's an opportunity I could not pass up."
He made a total of 35 appearances in his four-year career, averaging 0.2 points and 0.2 rebounds per game. Over the course of his four-year playing career, he helped the Buckeyes to 110 victories, which is the most in school history, three Big Ten championships (2006, '07, '10), two Big Ten tournament titles (2007, '10), an appearance in the Final Four (2007) and one N.I.T. championship (2008).
Counting his managerial experience, Peters left Columbus with a total of five varsity letters.
"Danny has been a part of a Final Four and three Big Ten Championships while at the Ohio State University," said Miller. His winning background is one of many things we are excited to welcome into our program."
Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Peters earned B.S. in special education from Ohio State in 2010. His father, Dan, is the director of basketball operations at the University of Akron.