Dan Benjamin
Dan Benjamin
Nickname: Coach Bear
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (513) 244-8599
Email: dan.benjamin@msj.edu

Mount alum Dan Benjamin returns for his sixth season in 2017-18 with the Lions’ women's basketball coaching staff, and his fourth as the head coach after spending two seasons as an assistant coach. He also coached three seasons (2013-2015) as an assistant with the Lions' softball team.

Coach Benjamin, who graduated from the Mount in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree, was at Middletown Madison High School as the varsity Head softball coach, leading his team to an 18-6 mark in 2011, before starting at the Mount. 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 coached at many local high schools.

Benjamin resides in Mason, Ohio. He has two children, Alexis and Blake.

MOUNT WOMEN'S HEAD BASKETBALL COACHES RECORDS

 

Coach

Years

Seasons

G

W

L

W.PCT

W.Sea

L.Sea

Even Sea.

Jean Dowell

1970-71 to 1993-94

24

506

342

164

.676

19

3

 2

Rebecca McKee

1994-95 to 1997-98

4

103

46

57

.447

1

2

 1

Melissia Patterson

1998-99 to 2005-06

8

208

87

121

.481

2

6

 0

Melanee Atkinson

2006-07 to 2009-10

4

99

23

76

.232

0

4

 0

Ashley Bland

2010-11 to 2013-14

4

99

18

81

.202

0

4

 0

Dan Benjamin

2014-15

3

76

16

53

.211

0

1

0

Totals

 1970-71 to current

45

1,040

522

518

.502

22

20

 3