Ben Aigamaua has been under head coach Hugh Freeze's tutelage in a variety of forms during his collegiate career, both as a player and coach.
Aigamaua played football at Lambuth from 2006-09, including the 2008 and 2009 seasons when Freeze was the program's head coach. Aigamaua was a starting defensive tackle for four years and served as team captain from 2007-09. He earned All Mid-South Conference honors in 2006 and 2007.
Aigamaua served as an offensive graduate assistant from July 2011 to May 2012 at Arkansas Tech. He also worked as a defensive graduate assistant at Lambuth from January 2010 to June 2011. While at Lambuth, Aigamaua also served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Aigamaua, who joined Liberty's staff as a tight ends coach in 2019, followed Freeze to Ole Miss and was a part of the Rebels staff from 2012-18. During the span, he worked in various roles, including offensive graduate assistant, offensive analyst and assistant athletic director for community relations.
Flames Flashback: 2019 Year in Review • Aigamaua' tight ends played a vital role in Liberty finishing its first full season at the FBS level with an 8-5 record, including a win over Georgia Southern in the 2019 FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl. • With the Cure Bowl victory, Liberty became the third team in NCAA history to win a bowl game during its first full season at the FBS level. • As a group, Liberty's tight ends finished the season with 26 receptions for 394 yards and seven touchdowns. • Tight end Zac Foutz ranked second on Liberty's roster with three touchdown receptions in 2019. • Foutz exploded for a banner year in 2019, finishing the season with 13 receptions for 146 yards and three touchdowns. • Entering his senior season, Foutz had recorded 16 career receptions for 186 yards and two touchdowns in 28 career games played. • Aigamaua helped former Colorado wide receiver Johnny Huntley transition to tight end in 2019, where he finished the season with 11 receptions for 196 yards. Huntley caught a touchdown pass during Liberty's Cure Bowl win over Georgia Southern. • Liberty finished the 2019 season ranked No. 21 nationally in passing yards per game (288.9) and No. 32 in total offensive yards per game (439.4). • Liberty had a total of 20 different players finish the 2019 season with at least one reception and 11 different players record a touchdown reception.
Aigamaua at a Glance Coaching Experience: 2019-present – Liberty (TE) 2012-18 – Ole Miss (GA, Offensive Ananlyst, Asst. AD Community Relations 2011 – Arkansas Tech (GA) 2010 – Lambuth (GA) Education: Bachelor's degree in sports management (Lambuth, '10), Master's degree in Intergrated Sports Marketing (Ole Miss, '15) Wife: Kendra Children: Lily and Ben Hometown: Leone, American Samoa