DeSales University - Baseball Camps

DeSales University Baseball Camps

Coaching Staff

Kevin Jordan
Graduate Assistant

Kevin Jordan will be joining Coach Neiman’s staff for his first season with DeSales University. Jordan graduated from Wake Forest University with B.A. in Communication in 2015.

Jordan, a 19th round draft pick by the New York Yankees in 2010, opted to accept a scholarship to Wake Forest University. During his tenure he started four seasons in left field, making two ACC tournament appearances, and playing summer ball in the Cape Cod and Coastal Plains league.

After graduating in 2015, Jordan coached for two seasons with the 15/16U Atlanta Blue Jays (2016/2017).

Kevin will be pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration.

Jim Bergeman
Assistant Coach

Jim Bergeman joins Coach Neiman’s staff for his second season as an assistant coach.

Bergeman graduated from Kutztown University in 1988.  He was a four year member of the baseball team, starting as a pitcher during his freshman year before taking a regular spot in the field the following three seasons.  He was selected All-PSAC Eastern Division First-Team as a shortstop in 1987.  He was also played for the Quakertown Blazers during their 1985 season.

Prior to college Bergeman was a key member of the Boyertown Legion program from 1982 to 1984.  During those years the team won PA State Titles all three years; won the Mid-Atlantic Championships in 1982 and 1983; won a National Championship in 1982, and were National Runners-Up in 1983.

Bergeman is a member of the PA Youth Legion Baseball State Committee and serves as the Lehigh Valley Youth Legion Director.

Outside baseball Bergeman works as a Chief Estimator for a local Heavy/Civil Construction Contractor.

Coach Bergeman resides in Coopersburg, Pa., with his wife, Jayne; daughter, Julia; and son, Nicholas.

Bill Hezel
Assistant Coach

Hezel joins Coach Neiman’s staff for his first season as the Bulldogs’ Pitching Coach.  Hezel comes to DeSales after serving as the Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Northampton Community College for the past five years. Northampton CC enjoyed tremendous success while Hezel was on staff recording multiple 25+ win seasons and region final four appearances. In addition to recruiting, Hezel's primarily role was as the Pitching Coach in which he helped tutor multiple All-Conference and All-Region selections.  In his final season with the team (2016) the staff finished the season ranked in the NJCAA DIII top eight in strikeouts, ERA, shutouts and batting average against. They also finished the year leading the NJCAA DIII in strikeouts per nine.

In the summer, Hezel also serves as the Pitching Coach for the Quakertown Blazers of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League.  The ACBL is a charter member of the National Alliance of College Summer Baseball (NACSB) and is partially funded by Major League Baseball.

Hezel competed two years for Lehigh University where he would win a Patriot League Championship prior to transferring and finishing his collegiate career at East Stroudsburg University.  He finished his senior season with a 6-1 record and a sub-4.00 earned run average.  He was also named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Team that same year.

Hezel graduated summa cum laude from East Stroudsburg University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management.

Coach Hezel currently resides in Allentown, PA with his wife-to-be Ashley.

Matt Moore
Assistant Coach

Matt Moore joined Coach Neiman’s staff at the start of the 2018 season. He has an Associates of Science degree from the University of the State of New York and worked in the banking industry before pursuing coaching.

Moore earned All-EPC First-Team honors twice and Second-Team honors once while in high school at Northampton.  He finished the postgraduate program at Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, VA where he captained the baseball team.  He went on to play at NJCAA Division I Montgomery C.C. In Rockville, MD where he was an All-Region Shortstop as a freshman and an All-Region second baseman as a sophomore and spent one season with the Bulldogs in 1997 batting .358 with 53 hits, 12 doubles three home runs, and 37 RBIs helping DSU advance to the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament.  During the summer he played in the Clark Griffith Collegiate Baseball League in Virginia and Maryland.

He also serves as one of the coaches for the Pride of the Diamond Prep teams.