Benn graduated from Griffith University in 2010, joining the Allsports team that year and since then he has continued to refine his skills in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the assessment and treatment of sporting injuries.
Benn has a special interest in football (soccer) as both a player and therapist and has been an active player for over 20 years. He moved over to the coaching ranks 6 years ago and continues today. As a therapist he has worked with the Brisbane Strikers, UQFC, Queensland Lions, Western Pride and the Queensland Roar. During the football offseason he likes to get away to the northern hemisphere for the snow.