Mount Alum Dan Benjamin returns for his second season in 2013-2014 with the Lions’ coaching staff as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team and softball team. Coach Benjamin, who graduated from the Mount in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree, was most recently at Middletown Madison High School as the varsity Head softball coach, leading his team to an 18-6 mark in 2011. Prior to that, he was the varsity assistant coach at Mason High School, from 2004-2011, helping lead the Comets to an elite eight appearance and two final four appearances.
Coach Bear, as he is known by, has taken Education classes at Wright State University, and holds a certification in business through the state of Ohio was recently a teacher at Butler Tech and has taught and coaches at many local high schools.
Benjamin resides in Mason, Ohio. He has two children, Alexis and Blake.