|A couple results as coach||
|A couple results as a sailor||
|Languages||Dutch, French, English (Native)|
At the age of 8, Daan started sailing Optimist. In his final three years in the Optimist class, he qualified for one European and two World Championships, winning the selections with the highest score ever recorded in a qualifiers that year. After his sailing years in Optimist, Daan moved on to 29er where he attended three Isaf Youth World Championships. He trained both in Belgium and internationally, gaining invaluable international experience form top coaches and obtaining amazing results.
At this day, Daan is passing on his experience and knowledge to sailors in different classes as a full-time coach.