DeSales Univ. - Baseball

DeSales University Baseball Camps

Coaching Staff

Jim Bergeman
Assistant Coach

Jim Bergeman joined Coach Neiman’s staff at the start of the 2016 season.  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.


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.


Johnny Reina
Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Johnny Reina joined Coach Neiman’s staff in the fall of 2019.

Reina played his High School baseball at Daniel Boone in Birdsboro, PA. He spent time playing at Morehead State University, Tusculum University, and Rowan College at Gloucester County playing at the Division I, II, and Junior College levels. In his only healthy season of his collegiate career playing third base and shortstop at RCGC where they were ranked as the #1 team Nationally in the country for 11 weeks...He batted in 53 Games: .353 AVG, .425 OBP, .541 SLG, 60 Hits, 18 Doubles, 4 Homeruns, 36 RBI's, 51 Runs Scored, 19 BB's, and 8 HBP.

Reina and RCGC made it to the semi-finals of the 2016 NJCAA DIII World Series before getting knocked out of the tournament.

During his playing career, Reina had multiple internships in player development and baseball operations out of Pro Skills Baseball Academy in NJ.  HReina also spent two summers as an assistant recruiting intern for RCGC.

Following his graduation from Tusculum University, he interned with the Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox) doing pro shadow scouting. Following his internship with the Red Sox, Reina was the Infield Director and Assistant Director of Hitting for Antonelli Baseball.
 

In addition to his playing career, internships, and professional coaching career. He is also a published author, releasing two books on Amazon, “The Secret Arts Within the Game” and “The Eyes of Baseball”.