Bernatow holds a 192-201 record in his coaching career at Mount Marty. This includes GPAC Conference Tourney Championship in 2012 and a Regular Season Championship in 2010. The 2010 Lancers set a school record 39 wins and a Runner-up finish at the National Opening Round Tournament in Lubbock, Texas. The Lancers finished the season one game away from the NAIA World Series. For his team efforts Bernatow was named GPAC 2010 Coach of the Year. Under the direction of Bernatow the Lancers also have two GPAC Conference Tourney Runner-up finishes. The Lancers finished the 2009 season with a 30-23 record and lost the Conference Tournament Championship game in extra innings. In 2007 the Lancers finished 29-17 this team also where GPAC Conference Tourney Runner-up.
After eight years, Bernatow has coached 79 Academic All Conference Athletes, 47 GPAC All Conference Players, 41 Daktronics All-America Scholar Athletes , 6 GPAC Gold Glove Players, 3 All Americans, 2 GPAC Players of the Year, 1 GPAC Pitcher of the Year, 1 Preseason NAIA All-American, 1 Region III Gold Glove Player. The Lancer baseball team has also been named NAIA Baseball Scholar Team for eight consecutive years.
Coach Bernatow Profile:
|2012||27-28||10-10||GPAC Conference Tourney Champions, NAIA Scholar Team Nominee|
|2011||19-27||9-13||NAIA Scholar Team|
|2010||39-17||20-4||GPAC Conference Champs, Opening Rd. National Tourney Runner-up, NAIA Scholar Team|
|2009||30-23||15-9||GPAC Conference Tourney Runner-up, NAIA Scholar Team|
|2008||17-26||9-15||NAIA Scholar Team|
|2007||29-17||11-11||GPAC Conference Tourney Runner-up, NAIA Scholar Team|
|2006||21-25||11-9||NAIA Scholar Team|
|2005||10-38||8-15||NAIA Scholar Team|
Assistant Coach Jason Nelson
Hometown: Yankton, SD
Education: Mount Marty College (2000)
Graduate: South Dakota State University (2002)
Yankton Baseball Association VFW Coach(1996-2001)
Yankton Assistant Legion Coach (2002)
Athletic Trainer for Sioux Falls Canaries (2002-2003)
Jason enters his third year as assistant coach for the Lancers. Jason is considered one of the greatest hitters in Mount Marty College baseball history. Jason transferred to Mount Marty after his freshman from Johnson County Community College. Jason received All-Conference status all three years while at Mount Marty. Jason holds the distinction of having the highest career batting average on the Mount Marty career charts. Jason also played on three conference championship squads during his playing career.
Assistant Coach Trey Krier
Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
Undergraduate: Mount Marty (2010)
Graduate: University of South Dakota (currently a student)
Mount Marty Assistant Baseball Coach (Present)
Yankton Post 12 Assistant Coach (Summer 2011 and Summer 2012)
Yankton Black Sox Coach (Summer 2009 and Summer 2010)
Trey Krier enters his third year as an assistant coach for the Lancers. Krier is one of the most decorated players in Lancer baseball history. Krier was named a three-time Daktronics NAIA All-America Scholar Baseball Player. Krier received all conference status all four years of his playing career including a first team selection his senior year and was named GPAC Pitcher of the Year. Krier was also tabbed a Second Team All-American Pitcher for his efforts during his senior season.
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Attended: University of New Mexico
Ramon Romero enters his first season helping out with the Lancers. Ramon had a very distinguished high school career. He played high school baseball in hometown of Albuquerque, NM at La Cueva High School where his team went 29-0 and won the 5A state titlein 2003. Ramon was named 2002 and 2003 Easton High School All American Team and was also recognized in Whose Who of High School Sports publication in 2003. During his career Coach Romero was selected to several teams being named All Metro and All State Centerfielder in 2002 and 2003. Coach Romero attended University of New Mexico and was involved with the baseball program his first two years. Coach Romero has volunteered his time in the Albuquerque area running softball and baseball clinics for the youth. The past few summers in Yankton, he has helped coach a youth select softball team.