Pacelli Names Brent Benefield Head Baseball Coach

FORMER ALL-BI-CITY PLAYER AT HARDAWAY IN 2001

Pacelli has announced the hiring of 33 year old Brent Benefield as head baseball coach.

“We are excited to welcome Coach Benefield to the Viking family,” says St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School Athletic Director Buster Connally. “He brings a wealth of knowledge to our program.”

The school released the following statement:

Thirty-three-year-old Brent Benefield graduated from Hardaway High School in 2002. During his final two seasons at Hardaway, the Hawks were 65-8 (W/L) and made it to the semi-finals of the playoffs (AAAAA) both seasons. Benefield was a 1st Team All-Bi-City selection in 2001 and was named the 2002 All-Bi-City Player of the Year. After high school, Benefield attended the University of Georgia (2002-2003), Middle Georgia College (2004), and Columbus State University (2005-2007) on baseball scholarships.

Since 2007, Benefield has been a baseball instructor for young men ages 8-22 and, during the summers, has managed elite travel teams. Throughout his experience with 5 Star National, Benefield has been instrumental in helping numerous athletes sign scholarships to play baseball collegiately as well as professionally.

“We are excited to welcome Coach Benefield to the Viking family,” says St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School Athletic Director Buster Connally. “He brings a wealth of knowledge to our program.”

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