Gregory Benjamin

  • Director, Alumni Relations

Biography:

Gregory Benjamin is a native of Philadelphia, PA and a graduate Overbrook High School and Cheyney State College of Pennsylvania. He later earned a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Wilmington College with specialization in Personnel Administration and Marketing. Deciding to work in education, Benjamin received his certification of education from the State of Delaware.

Benjamin worked in the Christina and Red Clay School Districts in Delaware, as an Administrator, Teacher, Advisor, Dean of students, Head Tennis Coach and Head Basketball Coach. Coach Benjamin passion is mentoring students toward and through the education process from entrance to graduation. His mentees have obtained college degrees from outstanding institutions such as, University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, University of Delaware, Howard University, Delaware State and Cheyney University.

Coach Benjamin was the Head Boys Basketball Coach for Newark High School for over 16 years. He is one of three coaches who had the opportunity to coach in three Delaware High School Championship Games: 1997, 2001, 2008. He had worked in several prestigious Basketball camps including: Eastern Invitational, Hoop Group and Keystone Invitational. Coach Benjamin has also worked with legendary coaches such as John Chaney, Vivian Stringer, Mike Brey, Phil Martelli , John Thompson Jr. and Jim Boeheim. Coach Benjamin has received numerous awards and recognitions for his services to youth.