Alex Trezza comes to Sacred Heart University after serving asthe assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the past twoseasons at the University of New Haven. This past spring,Trezza helped lead New Haven to a 34-16 record and its first-everNortheast-10 Championship. The Chargers went on to earn the No. 3seed at the NCAA East Region Championship. New Haven recorded itsfirst NCAA postseason win since 2003 with a 3-1 victory overeventual region champion Franklin Pierce. In 2012, Trezza's firstyear at UNH, the Chargers finished with a 25-19-1 record.
Along with the five years of prior coaching experience, Trezzaalso brings 12 years of professional baseball experience. ADivision I All-America honoree in 2001, he was a three-year memberof Stony Brook's baseball team. Among many accolades, he was namedFreshman of The Year and New York State Baseball Conference Playerof the Year. He holds several school records at Stony Brook,including single season home runs (23), career home runs (55) andcareer runs batted in (176). Following his college career, Trezzawas drafted in the 18th round by the Detroit Tigers in 2001. Heplayed four years in the Detroit organization and received the MostImproved Player award in 2003. Following his stint with Detroit,Trezza signed as a free agent with the Rockies and participated intheir spring training. He also spent time with the WorcesterTornadoes and the North Shore Spirit of the Can-Am League, where heled the league in home runs with 19 during the 2006 season.