Coach Danny was born and raised in Orange County, California. Growing up he played as part of the original OC Crush, coached by his father Dan Espinosa. Coach Danny attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana and went on to play collegiately for the Dirtbags at Long Beach State University. As a freshman he was the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year. He was drafted in 2008 by the Washington Nationals where he would make a name around the league as a promising young talent. He was named National League Player of the Week in 2016 when he rang in five home runs, and 17 RBI’s in seven days. He also spent time with the Los Angeles Angels, his hometown team in 2017. Coach Danny also played in the Mexican Baseball League for Acereros de Monclova also representing the Mexican National team in the 2020 Olympics. Now retired, Danny is married to his wife Sara and they have two young boys, Ty and Levi.