DeSales University Baseball Camps
Camp Director Tim Neiman
Head Coach Tim Neiman enters his 30th season as the skipper of the DeSales University baseball program after taking over in 1990. Since Neiman has arrived in Center Valley, PA, the Bulldogs have won 737 games including 30+ games five times, 20+ games in 24 of his 29 seasons and 19 straight years, and have amassed a 737-412-5 (.642) overall record. He is also the only coach in DeSales history to win 700+ games in any sport and entered last season ranked 31st on the all-time victories list among all NCAA Division III coaches.
The 2003 season is one Neiman will never forget and remains as his best season as a coach. He guided his Bulldogs to their third consecutive 30-win season, to their fourth consecutive Freedom Conference Championship, to their sixth NCAA Tournament, and ultimately to the program’s first-ever NCAA Division III College World Series in Appleton, WI, after winning the 2003 NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship. DSU finished with a 30-14 overall record, ranked #8 in the country and produced its second National All-American as sophomore Ian Hauze was named to the First-Team at shortstop.
Overall, Neiman has been named Coach of the Year 13 different times including twice in the ESAC Conference (1992, ‘93), once in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC - 1997) and eight times in the MAC/Freedom Conference (1998, ‘01, ‘03, ’04, ’05, ’08, ’12, ’13, ’15, and ‘17). The American Baseball Coaches Association also honored Neiman as the Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year in 2003. His teams have won four ECAC South Region Championships (1993, ‘94, ‘97, ‘00), 10 Conference Championships (ESAC – 1994, PAC – 1996, ‘97, MAC/Freedom – 1998, ‘00, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ’04, ’05, and ‘08), made nine trips to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament, and advanced to one NCAA Division III College World Series in 2003.
Along with his coaching duties Coach Neiman has served on numerous committees. He has served as the chair for the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region Baseball Championships Committee and also as the chair for the Middle Atlantic Conference Baseball Committee. Other committees include; the board of trustees at St. Luke’s Hospital in Quakertown, the board of directors for the Pennridge-Quakertown Sports Hall of Fame (in which he was inducted into in May, 2009) and the Upper Saucon Township Parks and Recreation committee. He was also inducted into Pennsylvania American Legion Hall of Fame in 1995.
Neiman is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Miracle League, a baseball program serving special needs children throughout the Lehigh Valley. He also serves as a color analyst for Service Electric TV-2 sports telecasts of Reading Phillies baseball.
In addition, Neiman is also the director of the DeSales Baseball Camps and runs a series of popular camps and clinics for players and coaches throughout the year. He is also involved with the Allentown DRIVE, a baseball program designed to serve the inner-city children in the city of Allentown and in 2007 participated in Career Gates, an educational program designed for high school students in the state of Pennsylvania addressing the areas of leadership and career opportunities.
Coach Neiman resides in Center Valley, PA, with his wife Rosanne. They are the proud parents of four children, Jason, who is married to wife Chrissy, Kristy, who is married to husband Scott, Nolan, who is married to wife Melissa, and Deron (Doc) as well as five grandchildren (Carli, Caitlyn, Jason, Macie, Gracie, and Ty).