Nic Benson, Chief Operating Officer

Benson joins the Utah Warriors with more than fifteen years of experience launching sports, political and government programs in the US and overseas. He has particular experience in the sport of rugby, having spent four years as the Deputy Commissioner of Major League Rugby from 2016-2020. During his time as Deputy Commissioner, Benson oversaw oversaw all league operations, competition and player issues along with TV and video production for the league. Additionally, Benson was a consultant for the Warriors as the franchise joined Major League Rugby. 

In addition to his experience with Major League Rugby, Benson was the Operations Manager for the Indian Premier League, one of the largest and most successful T20 Cricket leagues in the world, in 2008. Most recently, Benson served as the Chief Business Officer for Willow TV, a cable channel and streaming platform focused on international and professional cricket.