Daniel joined the coaching team at Avalon Airport Oval in 2014 as a forward-line assistant for the development side. In 2015, he took on the role as coach of the side.
As a player, Daniel played at the Glenorden Football Club and Werribee Amatuers. He has a long history in coaching, beginning with the under 13/14 interleague teams in the WRFL from 1998 to 2004 and the Western Jets under 15 team from 1999 to 2002. He also combined a club coaching role at Werribee Juniors between 2000 and 2004 of the under 16 and 18 age groups.
Moving into the senior ranks, Daniel coached Hoppers Crossing reserves for three years before an assistant role at the Sunshine Kangaroos and then the senior job at Point Cook Football Club for four years.