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Coach Neiman to speak at the 2021 ABCA Coaches Convetion

Tim Neiman

Neiman Named a Speaker at 2021 ABCA Virtual Convention

Center Valley, PA (September 9, 2020) – DeSales University head baseball coach, Tim Neiman, was announced as one of 24 main stage clinic speakers at the upcoming 2021 Virtual ABCA Convention slated to take place in January, 2021.

The 24 clinic presentations, presented by ATEC, will run the gamut of baseball topics from Thursday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. The speaker lineup features a multitude of coaches from every division, including six current NCAA Div. I head coaches and two NJCAA national champion coaches!

The tremendous list of speakers has been arranged by ABCA Second Vice President Rick Hitt of South Florida State College with the assistance of ABCA Third Vice President Jim Schlossnagle of TCU. In addition to the main-stage clinics, the ABCA Convention also features 12 presentations in the Youth Coaches Session, numerous presentations in the Expo Theater as well as Hot Stove Panel Sessions. It will be more than 50 educational sessions during the Virtual Convention!

Coach Neiman will be presenting on “Comprehensive Leadership in College Coaching”.  Neiman just finished his 30th season as the skipper for DeSales University.  In his time in the dugout the Bulldogs have won 741 games including 30+ games five times, 20+ games in 24 of his 29 seasons and 19 straight years (excluding last year’s pandemic shortened season).  He has amassed a 741-420-5 (.638) overall record.  He is also the only coach in DeSales history to win 700+ games in any sport.

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.