Coach Desean Berger


Coach Desean Berger has been coaching with And1 Academy since 2013 and has served on the Board of Directors for San Marcos Youth Basketball since 2015.

Coach Berger prides himself on extremely strong defense and believes good defense requires mental toughness. He expects all of his players to maintain focus and intensity throughout the game. He stresses the importance of communication within the team and expects his players to be mature, good sports no matter the situation.

In his senior year at Tri City Christian, Coach Desean led his Eagles to their first ever appearance in the CiF Division Championship.  He was recognized as the team’s assist and steals leader.  He went on to play Rugby for Grand Canyon University where he played Wing and Fullback. 

Coach Berger has been the lead coach for multiple youth basketball camps since 2013 and ran And1 Elite Training Camps for several seasons.  He also does private training for And1 Academy where he focuses on the core fundamentals of the game: defense, shooting, dribbling, footwork, agility and strength training.

Coach Berger is a full-time Personal Trainer with .  He is the Performance Trainer for Sage Creek High School where he also coaches the Boy’s Freshman basketball team.