Oct. 29, 2010
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Air Force cross country head coach Juli Benson was selected as the Men's Coach of the Year today (Friday, Oct. 29) at the conclusion of the Mountain West Conference Cross Country Championships in Laramie, Wyo. In her second year at the helm of the Falcons' cross country program, Benson earned the honor by a vote of her peers.
Benson becomes the second Air Force coach to earn a conference's top coaching honor, joining former head coach Mark Stanforth, who earned the award in the Mountain West Conference (1999, 2003) and Western Athletic Conference (1994, 1996).
She shared the award with New Mexico's Joe Franklin, who was named the women's coach of the year.