Hall of Fame|
Inducted as a truly great coach, Berkman completed his 25th season as the head coach at Salisbury (Md.) University in 2013 and his 26th year overall as a head coach at the time of his induction. Berkman is the all-time winningest coach in NCAA men’s lacrosse history, with a 428-48 career record through the 2013 season. Berkman has won the NCAA Division III national championship 10 times (1994, 1995, 1999, 2003-05, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012) – all at Salisbury – and finished as the national runner-up four other times. He also has the highest winning percentage (90.1%) of any men’s college coach in history.
Berkman has coached Salisbury to seven undefeated seasons and 17 conference championships. He has been recognized three times as the USILA’s national coach of the year (1991, 2008, 2012) and eight times as his conference’s coach of the year, while coaching 178 All-Americans during his career.