A native of Australia, Benoit brings both global and local expertise to the LAFC Academy. He began his soccer journey as a player at the Stade Rennais academy, which led him to the collegiate level here in the US. After playing, he had professional stints with SUM before beginning his coaching career in Orange County. He has had recognizable coaching success at both FC Golden State and San Diego Surf in the US Soccer Development Academy.
Benoit currently holds a USSF A License, as well as a UEFA B license. Benoit’s experience and professionalism both on the field and identifying players adds significant depth to the LAFC Academy coaching staff.