Head coach: Jeff Gardner, first season
2015 record: 10-21 (2-6 Northeast, fourth)
Returning lettermen (starters): Five (five)
Top players: OF Edgar Barbarin (Sr.), P/1B Zackrey Gardner (Sr.), P/1B Johnny Flores (Sr.), OF Nick Zink (Sr.), OF Giovani Benuto (Jr.), SS Trevor Berkemeyer (So.), 2B Ryan Loy (So.), C Isaiah Brown (Jr.)
Outlook: Jeff Gardner takes over a team that returns five starters after qualifying for the postseason last year.
The Pioneers are hoping to again make a trip to the playoffs.