In addition, he is the department liaison to USD's Financial Aid, Budget & Treasury, Bursar, Campus Card, Housing, Dining Services and Bookstore. Additionally, Yourg is the Athletic Department contact for NCAA directed annual audits, coordinates the USD Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) report, the NCAA Student Athlete Opportunity Fund and the NCAA Special Assistance Fund for Student-Athletes. Yourg is a national member of CABMA, the College Athletic Business Management Association. He volunteers in the San Diego community serving on The Board of Directors for Tecolote Youth Baseball.
Yourg received his Bachelor's (Sociology, 1980) and Master's (Social Work, 1986) degrees from the University of Wisconsin, where he was a nose guard on the Badgers' football team. He played four years and was a letter winner. Yourg is an inductee of the St. Viator High School (Arlington Heights, Illinois) Athletic Hall of Fame.
Dan and his wife Virginia, a USD alumnus, are the parents of three sons, John (freshman at USD), Thomas and Michael.