Jerry Berndt (born May 11, 1938) was a college football coach at DePauw University, Penn, Rice, and Temple. In two years at DePauw (1979–80), Berndt guided the Division III Tigers to a 9-9-1 mark, including a 7-2-1 mark in his second season. From 1981 to 1985, he coached at Penn, and compiled a 29-18-2 record. In 1984, he posted a 15-game winning streak, giving him Ivy League Coach of the Year honors. From 1986 to 1988, he coached at Rice, and compiled a 6-27 record. This included an 0-11 season in 1988. From 1989 to 1992, he coached at Temple, where he compiled an 11-33 record. He has also served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Missouri from 1994 to 1999. He played college football at Bowling Green.