This is Coach Benson's 3rd year coaching hurdles at FCHS. She competed in Soccer, Cross Country and the 100/300m hurdles in High School. After High School, she continued running in the 100m/400m hurdles at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She moved to Fort Collins in 2008 to enjoy life in the Rockies; from being a white water rafting and stand up paddle board guide to cycle touring and running in the mountain.
She is a Physical Education teacher at Timnath Elementary School.