Coach Profile: Jeff Bernardi

Jeff Bernardi

Coaching Position:
Valley Regional High School (Deep River, CT)
4th Season as Associate Head Coach

Phone Number: 203-605-0464

What are your biggest accomplishments as a coach?
2011 Class S State Champions
2013 Class M State Champions
2013 Shoreline Conference Tournament Champions
Two 25 Win Seasons in 2011 and 2013

How has basketball impacted your life?
I grew up around the game of basketball and from an early age I strived to always learn ways to improve and be the best I can could. Basketball helped me get an education at Hamilton and now it serves as a way for me to help young guys reach their goals.

Mentor as a Coach: My dad, John, and Coach K.

When did you know you wanted to be a basketball coach?
When I was in graduate school I began coaching a 6th grade travel team. It became my #1 priority and I loved working with the kids. I then decided to jump into coaching at the high school level and I’ve been there now for give seasons.

What are you looking forward to about coaching at Hoop Group Elite?
Being able to work with the most talented players on the east coach and having the opportunity to help potential Division I players improve their game and achieve their goals.

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