The 2019 season will be Coach Bennett's 16th year as a head coach and 13th year at Glacier High School where, in only their 8th season as a program, he led the WolfPack to their first ever class AA football championship in 2014. After two initial building years, the WolfPack made the playoffs 8 straight seasons from 2009-2016. After missing in 2017, the Pack returned in 2018 bringing their playoff total to 9 appearances in 12 seasons. The WolfPack made the quarterfinals in '09, '10 and '18, the semifinals in '11, '12 and '15 and the championship game in '13, '14 and '16 finishing as runner-ups in '13 and '16 and winning the title in '14 with an undefeated 13-0 record. Over the past 10 seasons, the WolfPack's record is an impressive 84-31. Coach Bennett began his head coaching career with three successful seasons as the head coach at Flathead, his alma mater. Coach Bennett graduated from Flathead in 1986 where he earned All-State 1st Team honors in 3 different sports. He was an All-State QB, an All-State guard on a Braves basketball team that finished as state runner-ups and he won Class AA's 300 hurdle race. He is one of only a handful of class AA athletes to be named All-State 1st Team in three different sports in the same year. He went on to play Quarterback for the University of Montana where he established many single season, career passing and total offense records. He passed for 3,092 yards in 1989 leading the Grizzlies to their best finish in school history at the time, losing to eventual National Champion Georgia Southern in the semifinals. For his career he passed for 7,778 yards and 55 touchdowns, both school records at the time. He was named 3rd team All-America his junior season. He graduated from UM in 1990 and after a brief stint with the BC Lions of the CFL, took his first teaching job back at his alma mater in 1991. He spent his first 2 seasons coaching the sophomore football team. He became offensive coordinator in 1993 and spent 11 seasons in that capacity. He coached a fine list of record setting Brave quarterbacks including Duncan McLean, Seth Arnoux, Billy Henderson, Matt Regier, Pete Shull, Kern Luhman, Mike Reilly, Clay Lindsay and Brock Osweiler. Brock was a 2012 second round pick of the Denver Broncos. Mike Reilly earned NFL roster time and is currently the starting QB for the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL leading them to the 2015 Grey Cup Championship and earning MVP honors. The success at the QB position has continued at Glacier High School as Shay Smithwick-Hann finished a fine career with the University of Montana Grizzlies and Colter Hanson and Taylor Hulslander made their mark on the school record books. Most recently, record shattering QB Brady McChesney played collegiately for the Montana State Bobcats and set numerous state, all-class passing records in his career as well as going 24-2 as a varsity starter. Leif Ericksen and Tadan Gilman continued the trend putting up impressive numbers their senior seasons on their way to playing collegiately at Whitworth University and Montana State University. Coach Bennett played in the East-West Montana Shrine Game in 1986, was an assistant coach for the West in both 1997 and 2007 and was the head coach of the 2012 West Shrine team. He also was an assistant coach for the Knights of Columbus Montana-North Dakota All-Star game in 2007 and as the head coach for the 2015 game, led Montana to a 40-25 victory over the North Dakota all stars. Grady teaches business at Glacier High specializing in accounting and finance. He has 3 beautiful daughters, Reegan, Briahna, Hailee and grandsons Jack and Declan and granddaughter Lenora.