In 2016, Mike DeLellis enters his fourth season as assistant baseball coach for the Purple after serving as a graduate assistant in 2011-12. DeLellis will be in charge of the defense and the catching position along with working with the hitters.
As a player at the University of Bridgeport, Mike was a two-year starter at catcher and served as captain his senior year. In his senior year, DeLellis lead the team to the most successful season in school history going 31-16 and to the first ECC championship appearance. He was a standout defensive catcher and had the highest caught stealing percentage in the conference. Before coming to Bridgeport, DeLellis played two years at Burlington County Community College in New Jersey where he was also the catcher and again captain his sophomore year. In his sophomore year, Mike was a part of leading the Barons to their most successful season in school history reaching the Super Regional’s just falling short of the World Series.
Mike is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport where he majored in General Studies with a Business Concentration and is currently working towards his Masters in College Student Personnel. DeLellis is the intramural Director at the Wheeler Recreation Center and the head of the Middle School Program for the Northeast Baseball School. Mike resides in Bridgeport.