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: Twins Set Season High For Runs In 14-4 Win Over Athletics
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: Lod Sparks Minnesota United To 1-1 Draw With Galaxy
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: Minnesota Capitol Goes Into Brief Lockdown After Police Pursuit Ends Outside Complex
This is a developing story, please check back for updates.