Coach Biography: Jonathan Bender
Assistant Coach, Boys' Varsity Lacrosse
Jon Bender grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, playing many school and club sports--soccer, ice hockey, swimming and lacrosse. Bender continued to play at the club level through college and into his post-college years in adult leagues in Delaware. At St. Edmond's Academy in Wilmington, Bender was the head JV soccer coach and U-13 lacrosse coach for 9 years. He also served on the Board of the Delmarva Youth Lacrosse Association from 2008 to 2010. At Taft, Bender has served as the boys' JV soccer assistant coach, the boys' JV lacrosse head coach. He currently heads the illustrious and storied boys' fourths soccer program and is assitant coach of the boys' varsity lacrosse program.