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Gonzaga Prep Hires New Volleyball Coach

Courtesy Gonzaga Prep

(Spokane, WA) -- Gonzaga Preparatory School has announced the hiring of a new Head Varsity Volleyball Coach, Jill Benson. A Division 1 Volleyball athlete in volleyball and softball, she comes to Prep from Niceville, Florida where she was the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Niceville High.

"At Gonzaga Prep student athletes are expected to compete at a high level in the classroom as well as on the field or court," says Vice-Principal of Athletics, Paul Manfred. "We are excited to have Coach Benson help build the Volleyball Program and bring the team back to the State Championship tournament."

A graduate of California State University Sacramento, Jill returns to Spokane with her family after being in Florida since 2010. She has been the Varsity Volleyball Coach at Niceville High since 2010 as well as the Head Coach and Assistant Director for Prostyle Volleyball Club in Destin, Florida. Jill will begin her duties starting July 1, 2013.