|Title:||Assistant Men's Basketball Coach|
Spartan men’s second-year assistant basketball coach Daniel Berge grew up in Fergus Falls cheering on the Spartans and getting his first basketball through a Spartan Buddies event in the mid-1980s. He also enjoyed playing home games for Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in the Spartans' gym before Hillcrest built its present gym in Fergus Falls. After graduating from Hillcrest in 1999, Daniel went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, a master of divinity from Lutheran Brethren Seminary in Fergus Falls and a doctorate from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. He currently works as professor of New Testament at Lutheran Brethren Seminary and lives with his wife and children in Fergus Falls.