|Title:||Director of Athletic Facilities|
Bob Neville is in his 17th year on the athletic department staffat the College of the Holy Cross in 2013-2014, and his third yearas the director of athletic facilities. Neville previously servedas the director of the Hart Center for six years (from 2005-2011),and was the head coach of the Holy Cross softball team for eightseasons (from 1998-2005).
During his time as Holy Cross' softball coach, Neville compiled anoverall record of 129-219, while earning Patriot League Coach ofthe Year honors in 1998 and 2001. During the 1998 season, he ledthe Crusaders to an overall record of 31-19-1, with the teamwinning the Patriot League regular season and tournament titles.Overall, he guided Holy Cross to appearances in the Patriot Leaguetournament during six of eight seasons as coach.
In addition to his duties with the Crusaders, Neville also workedas the hitting and catching coach for the Polar Crush, an under-18softball team from Worcester, which placed third out of 160 teamsat the NSA World Series in Juniper, Fla., in 1998 and fourth out of146 teams in Columbus, Ohio, in 2000 and returned in 2001,finishing ninth out of 77 teams. From 2001-2004, the Polar Crushwon four regional titles, including one NSA New England Regionalchampionship (2004) and three ASA New England Regionalchampionships (2001-2003). In 2003 and 2002 the team finished ninthat the AFA Nationals. The Polar Crush also represented New Englandat the NSA Gold Nationals in 1999, finishing 25th out of 64teams.
Neville played two years of varsity baseball as a catcher atWorcester Junior College where he earned an Associates Degree inLiberal Arts in 1971. After graduation he played three years ofsemi-pro baseball for the Worcester Latins. Neville was athree-year varsity baseball standout at St. John's High Schoolwhere he earned All-Catholic League honors as a senior and was theteam MVP for his American Legion club that same year.
Neville and his wife Maureen reside in Worcester. They have threesons: Christopher, Shawn and Ryan.