Category Archives: Johnny Benson

Former Kimball coach shares story following closed investigation

A former Kimball High School football coach and teacher who says false allegations of sexual assault cost him his job is sharing his story.

Stearns County football coach under investigation resigns

(KSTP) A Stearns County high school football coach under investigation by a school district and the sheriff’s office has stepped down.

Minnesota high school football coach being investigated after complaint

(Bring Me The News) A Minnesota high school football coach has been suspended by his school pending an investigation into an alleged sexual assault. Kimball High School head football coach Johnny Benson has been placed on administrative leave from coaching … Continue reading

Grandson of college coaching legend John Gagliardi on leave

(USA Today) The grandson of one of the most celebrated football coaches in history finds himself off the sideline following an investigation in Minnesota.

SJU QB’s Threat Case Referred to SCAO in 2012

According to a document from the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department (below), a matter concerning today’s starting quarterback [Johnny Benson] was referred to the Stearns County Attorney’s Office, “for review and consideration of criminal charges including terroristic threats in violation of MSS … Continue reading

Letter to Michael Hemesath re Sexual Assault

[Webmaster’s Note #1: The following email was sent to Saint John’s University President Michael Hemesath and ten other members of the CSB/SJU community on September 28, 2012. There has been no response. ]

Another Fictitious Restraining Order

On August 7, 2013, an express delivery to Gina Gagliardi-Benson was refused. The letter [ View ] requested that Ms. Gagliardi-Benson provide, by 5pm on August 12, 2013 (today) a copy of the restraining order she claimed was in effect on July 3, … Continue reading

SJU Employee Admits to Threat

I briefly spoke with Benson who indicated that he did write the Facebook post and indicated that he wrote this in response to the opinion posted by Marker in the St. Cloud Times. He identified John Gagliardi as his grandfather … Continue reading