Cleveland State Elevate Bertrams to Assistant Coach

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Cleveland State head men's lacrosse coach Dylan Sheridan announced on Monday that Matt Bertrams has been elevated to assistant coach and Ted Bergman has been brought on as a volunteer assistant.

Bertrams is a native of Ohio and played at Albany where he graduated in 2015. Bertrams currently still plays in the MLL as he just signed a contract with the Boston Cannons that extends through 2020. Bertrams joined the Cleveland State coaching staff in January of 2018 as volunteer assistant. Prior to coming to Cleveland State Bertrams was at two different high schools in Ohio. Bertrams got his start in coaching at the high schools level in Ohio as he was an assistant for St. Ignatius in 2017 and William Mason in 2016.

Bergman has been added to the Cleveland State coaching staff as a volunteer assistant. Bergman played at DIII Wesleyan where he was a standout goalie and graduated in 2017. His start in coaching was in Israel where he has spent the past five summers helping grow the sport at the grassroots level. Bergman was also an assistant coach for the Uganda National Team this summer at the FIL World Championships in Netanya, Israel. He was also the head coach for the inaugural Slovenian National Team in 2016 at the European Lacrosse Championships in Budapest, Hungary.