WSJ-USA Coaches

Alan Alborn
Head Coach & Athletic
Program Manager

Vasja Bajc
World Cup Coach

Blake Hughes
Development Coach



Laura Sankey, President
Peter Jerome, Vice President
Blair Tomten, Secretary/Treasurer
Kristian Anderson
Paul Benson
Chris Crowley
Herwig Demschar
Jim Holland


Sarah Hendrickson, athlete rep
Beatrice Peck, legal counsel
Lane Beattie
Tom Bradley
Spence Eccles
Chuck Heckert
Jane Hitzelberger
Bill Johnson
Carl Kjeldsberg
Larry Stone
Nikki Stone
George Van

Paul Benson

Paul Benson has been consistently ranked as a top producing agent both locally and internationally since he arrived in Park City in 2005. Named #1 agent by the Park City Board of Realtors in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Paul was recently recognized on "The Wall Street Journal" and REAL Trends Inc.'s The Thousand, a summary of the top one thousand independent real estate agents and teams in the United States. He is ranked 45th of 250 real estate agents on the Top Sales Professionals by Volume list and number one in Utah, with more than $136 million in sales volume. Paul has established a solid reputation and track record representing luxury real estate buyers, sellers and developers from across the globe.

Paul has established a solid reputation and track record representing luxury real estate buyers, sellers and developers from across the globe.

A seasoned sales, business development and marketing executive with 20 years of experience in the luxury market, Paul has successfully negotiated the sales of multi-million dollar properties including the 2011 purchase of 5000 acres at the Canyons Ski Resort and the marketing of a 1,400 acre large density Bahamian island project. 

With one of the largest international marketing budgets of any broker, Paul’s luxury listings have graced the cover and pages of regional and international magazines and publications such as the Robb Report, Unique Homes, Dupont Registry, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times to name a few. Paul also hosts a number of annual events for high net worth clients including Sundance Film Festival and American Century Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe creating even more exposure for his business. Paul and his team currently have over 80 luxury home and land listings with over a half billion in dollar volume. The Benson team has successfully sold over $840,000,000 in volume, closing over 800 transactions in the past ten years. 

Respected as an expert in the luxury real estate market, Paul is regularly quoted in industry magazines and publications focusing on high net worth buyers and sellers. With a global network, Paul is uniquely positioned to connect extraordinary people with extraordinary lifestyles. His 2013 networking events took him to cities across the globe including Hong Kong, China, Monte Carlo, London and Dubai as well as a variety of cosmopolitan cities across the U.S.. His affiliation with Summit Sotheby’s International Realty enables Paul to provide maximum exposure for his clients’ properties to potential buyers from across the globe.

A native of Killington, Vermont Paul and his wife Alisha are proud parents of four children. Paul enjoys the Park City outdoor lifestyle including skiing, biking, golfing, fishing and motorcycle riding.