Kyle Weiss begins his first season as the defensive quality control coach for the UConn football team. Weiss joins UConn after spending the last three years with the UCLA football team. He served as a graduate assistant on the defensive side of the ball until late in the season when he moved into a linebackers coach role for the 2017 Cactus Bowl.
Weiss spent one season as offensive quality control coach in 2016 after filling the role of recruiting and offensive assistant during the 2015 season.
Prior to working at UCLA, Weiss was an assistant football and baseball coach at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif. Weiss spent three seasons at Pomona working as a quarterbacks coach (2014), director of operations (2014), video coordinator (2014), wide receiver coach (2012-2013) and kicking coach (2012-2013).
Before pursuing a career in coaching, Weiss played four seasons at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. while earning his bachelor’s degree in earth and environmental science. Weiss played wide receiver and punter, leading the team in receptions in 2010 and earned Second Team All-Conference honors as a punter.
His grandfather, Bob, was an assistant football coach at UConn from 1969-72. Weiss received his master’s degree in education from Arizona State in 2015 and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in education and information studies at UCLA.
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