Neoma Berg joined Kay Gould as the second woman ever to be enshrined in the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Both accomplished several outstanding performances while coaching at Southwestem Central School.
Berg was born in Jamestown on June 30, 1920 and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1938 where she was a member of the National Honor Society and was awarded a James Prendergast Award for math.
After high school, Mrs. Berg graduated from Cortland State with a major in physical education in 1942. Her graduate work was later completed at Syracuse, St. Bonaventure, Brockport State and Fredonia State.