MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The head coach of the Kimball High School Football team is off the job.
WCCO has learned Johnny Benson was put on paid administrative leave from his coaching and teaching duties. This stems from a complaint that was made against Benson.READ MORE: Fabian Valdez Charged In Baseball Bat Attack Outside Burnsville Restaurant
He was named as Kimball’s Head Coach back in 2017. Benson played football at St. John’s University where he graduated in 2014.READ MORE: 'I'm Not Mad At Derek Chauvin': George Floyd's Uncle Speaks Ahead Of Trial
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office tells us Benson is part of an open investigation, but will not provide any more details.
Benson is the grandson of former St. John’s University coach John Gagliardi.MORE NEWS: 'Fun And Memories': Hastings Man Spent Decades Perfecting Luge In His Yard
This is a developing story, please check back for updates.