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Mead High School Hires New Football Coach




Mead High School announced today the hiring of Benji Sonnichsen as the Panthers next head football coach. After graduating from Prosser High School in 1996, Benji played football at Pacific Lutheran University and was a safety on their 1999 National Championship Team. He began his head-coaching career at Mt. Vernon High School in 2005. In 2008 he returned to Prosser and has been the Mustangs head coach since 2009 where his teams were 58 – 16. During those 6 years his teams played in the state semi-finals 3 times and quarterfinals twice.

Benji, his wife Christina and his family are excited about joining the Mead Community and “getting to work!”