Dean signed as a free agent at the age of 19 and played Rookie Ball with the Montreal Expos. After his playing days were over Dean was a coach at Milford Academy for 7 years. After 2 years on the job they were ranked the # 1 post grad program in the country. Dean has coached 19 players who have played professionally and had 6 players drafted out of his programs. Dean spent 2 years as an Assistant Coach at the University of Bridgeport and 1 year at Albertis Magnus before leaving to become a lead instructor at Norko’s Batting Cage and Training Center in Connecticut. Dean has spent 25 year’s coaching travel baseball, coaching private lessons, running camp’s, and various clinic’s. Some of the elite camps Dean has worked at are the Princeton University Summer Camp for 6 years, 3 years at the Clemson University Summer Camp, and 7 years at the University of New Haven Summer Camp. Dean also spent 6 years as a college recruiter. Dean now provides one on one instruction at Sluggers and coaches a travel team.