Ben Freakley is in his second season as the assistant coach at Georgia Southern after spending four seasons as the head coach at the Virginian Military Institute.  A 2000 Georgia Southern graduate, Freakley played for the Eagles before spending the next two seasons as a graduate assistant at Georgia Southern.  After graduation, Freakley began to build his coaching resume, spending the 2003 season as an assistant at College of Charleston, assisting with all aspects of the program.