Jay Benfield joins soccer staff
April 28, 2014
Winston-Salem, NC-Head Coach Jay Callahan has announced that former NCAA Division I men's soccer player and coach, Jay Benfield, has joined the Salem College soccer staff for the 2014-15 season. Benfield will work predominately with goalkeepers, but will also assist with field players.
Benfield is currently the head men's varsity coach at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem. In his first year, he won conference and region coach of the year. He led Mt. Tabor to a Central Piedmont Conference Championship and the 2nd round of the NC 4A Tournament. He also works with the Twin City Youth Soccer Club as a head coach for the 95 boys premier team.
Benfield was the starting goalkeeper for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Spartans as a junior and senior (2004-05), and both of those teams reached the third round of the NCAA tournament. He played for UNCG from 2001-2005.
Benfield is married to the former Kimberly Wood. They reside in Winston-Salem.