Coach Bennett enters his 37th year of coaching. During that time he has coached at every level and every event in Track & Field from high school, to college, to the Olympics! He has coached NCAA Division 1 champions in the Shot Put, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump and runners up in the Javelin, Hammer and Pole Vault. Coach Bennett has also worked with several Olympians including 1996 Triple Jump Gold Medalist Kenny Harrison. He also coached Andy Bloom to 4th in the Shot Put in the 2000 Games, and mentored 4 time Olympian Aretha Thurmond in the Discus.
When Coach Bennett is not coaching, he enjoys fishing. He is single and lives in Schaumburg.