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Head Coach: Andy Bernatow
Contact: [email protected] / (605) 668-1601
Professional Bio: Coach Bernatow begins his eleventh year as the head baseball coach of the Lancers baseball program. Bernatow is also in his seventh year as the Sports Information Director for Mount Marty's Athletic Department.

Bernatow holds a 211-226  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 nine  years, Bernatow has coached 90 Academic All Conference Athletes, 55 GPAC All Conference Players, 46 Daktronics All-America Scholar Athletes , 8 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 ten consecutive years.

Assistant Coach: Jason Nelson
Contact: [email protected] / (605) 668-1241
Professional Bio: Jason enters his fifth 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:Ramon Romero
Contact: [email protected] / (605) 668-1241
Professional Bio: Ramon Romero enters his third 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 title in 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.
Assistant Coach: Jared Miller
Contact: [email protected] / (605) 668-1241
Professional Bio: Jared switches from player role to coaches role this season. Jared is coming off a terrific career for the Lancers as a player. Jared was a four-year starter and a member of the 2012 GPAC Tournament Conference Championship team. Miller who carried a .397 career batting average is on the career leader board in several offensive stats including At-bats, hits, and doubles. Miller has spent the last several summers coaching for the Yankton Baseball Association. In 2011 Miller directed his VFW team to a State Championship. This past summer (2014) Miller was on the coaching staff for the Yankton Post 12 Legion team which finished runner-up in the South Dakota Legion State Baseball Tourney.

Assistant Coach:Tate Bruckner
Contact: [email protected] / (605) 668-1241
Professional Bio: Tate Bruckner switches over from student assistant to assistant coach this season. Tate main focus will continue to help Coach Nelson with strength training along with speed and agility training. Tate graduated with an Exercise Wellness degree from Mount Marty. Bruckner experience includes working a intership in Arizona at Fisher Sports and Sullivan Proformance to help train football players for the NFL Draft.