Ben grew up in South Minneapolis and now resides in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis. He is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, where he was the lacrosse team captain and club president. He received all-conference honors his Junior and Senior years.
Ben has been a prominent fixture in the Minnesota lacrosse community since 2002. He has played and coached at every level of lacrosse. He has served as the Defensive Coordinator at Minnesota State University, Head Coach of the Minneapolis 14U team, and Head Coach of the Minneapolis High School JV team. "There is no better feeling then coaching a team to a successful season; helping players achieve more than they thought possible is an incredible thing to be apart of".
Dream Vacation: Week long stay in Bora Bora in an over-water Villa
Favorite Restaurant: Manny's Steakhouse
Must-Have: Fresh pair of sneakers and a good whistle