T.J. Weist will make his debut as Husky interim head coach.
During the 2011 and '12 seasons, he was a student assistant coach with the Huskies working with the special teams and the special teams scout teams. Shearer was a student equipment manager for the UConn team for the 2010 season. He graduated from UConn in 2013 with a degree in coaching and sports psychology.
Shearer graduated from Shelton (Conn.) High School in 2009 and earned all-conference honors as a junior and was a team captain. He also played lacrosse and was a team captain.
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