Valor Christian High School announces Lauren Benner as head girls lacrosse coach

Valor Christian high school ANNOUNCES LAUREN BENNER


HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO  (September 1, 2017) – Valor Christian High School Athletic Director, Jamie Heiner, announced today that Lauren Benner has accepted the post of head girls lacrosse coach.

 “It is with much excitement that we inform you that Lauren Benner has accepted our offer to become the head coach of our Valor Girls Lacrosse program. Coach Benner spent four years playing goalie at the University of Virginia, where she helped lead the Cavaliers to a pair of ACC championships and was named to the IWLCA All-South Regional team her senior year. Benner finished her collegiate career at the University of Denver.  I am thankful to be announcing Coach Benner as the next leader of the Valor Girls Lacrosse program.”


Benner also brings high-level coaching experience to Valor having served as the Assistant Coach at University of Denver, Assistant Coach and Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Director at the University of Louisville. She also brings a history of experience, having served in roles including Executive Director of Colorado Girls Lacrosse Association, Club Director of Denver Summit Lacrosse, and Lacrosse Official for Colorado Women’s Lacrosse Officials Association.


A Personal Statement from Lauren Benner

“I am beyond thankful for the opportunity to become a part of the Valor community, and to have been chosen as the next head coach to lead the Valor Girls Lacrosse program. Upon learning of the job opportunity, I felt such a presence of God in my heart pulling me in this direction. To be able to not only share my knowledge of the game with these young ladies, but also lead them to a lifestyle of passionately following Christ, I could not be more excited. I feel my experience as a former Division I college coach and player will help me lead this program in all aspects. Valor Girls Lacrosse is still a young program, and has nothing but a promising future ahead. I cannot wait to get started building upon this foundation and making an immediate impact at Valor.”


About Valor Christian High School

Valor Christian High School is an independent, college-preparatory school serving grades 9-12 located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Valor’s mission is focused on excellence in academics, leadership, faith and service. In addition to the school’s rigorous academic focus, Valor also offers a variety of co-curricular activities, including performing and studio arts, 24 competitive sports; and the Valor Discovery Program, which involves students and parents in community service.


For more information about Valor Christian High School, please visit or contact us at (303) 471-3000.