Fall Athletic Team Start Dates & Coach Information
The Sun Sentinel informed us that we have been named small school athletic program of the year. The school is incredibly honored to be recognized this year. This is a great credit to our student-athletes (especially the class of 2014) and coaches. We also owe many thanks to the parents, teachers, board, BPA, staff, administrators and contributors who continuously support our athletic teams and student-athletes. Click HERE for online article.
Congratulations to Coach Ron Ream! He will be inducted into the FACA (Florida Athletic Coaches Association) Hall of Fame in January. This is a tremendous honor only given to a very select few each year.
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Since its inception, The Benjamin School has produced some of the finest student-athletes in the state of Florida. Our graduates go on to play collegiate sports at all levels, including the scholarship, Division 1 level. Our sports program can be the path for an ambitious and talented student-athlete to go as far as he or she is capable. Some have gone on to play in the NFL, the WNBA, the PGA Tour, the WTA Tour and the European Women's Basketball League. A former Benjamin swimmer now holds an Olympic gold medal. While we are proud of our many high-achieving student-athletes, what is most important is the opportunity we offer every student to play and learn sports at a level that supports the capabilities of the individual student.
2013-14 Upper School Student-Athlete/Parent Handbook Athletic Program PowerPoint Presentation
Athletic Department Philosophy
Our philosophy is to help foster in children sportsmanship, self-control, responsibility, and a winning attitude while enabling students to participate in as many sports as possible. We believe that team sports, conducted in an ethical environment, build values that help carry students through life.
Top Honors for the Benjamin Athletic Program
Benjamin's Athletic Program has won numerous accolades, including the Palm Beach County and the Sun Sentinel high school athletic program of the year. Benjamin has also won the athletic program of the year in its respective classification in the state of Florida eight times. It is consistently recognized as one of the top all-around programs in all of Florida.
The FHSAA (Florida High School Athletic Association) has recognized The Benjamin School for exemplary sportsmanship multiple times. Of 714 schools, only 25 are honored each year.