Charlie Weis

Professional Football Coach + College Football Coach
Born Mar 30, 1956

Charles Joseph "Charlie" Weis is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the University of Kansas, a position he assumed in December 2011. He served as offensive coordinator for the Florida Gators during the 2011 season. For five years, from 2005 through 2009, Weis was the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame.… Read More

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  • Big 12 Rankings: Baylor Still On Top Of Big 12, But Osu Closing Fast
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 09, 2015
  • Skyline Alums Sign With Nfl Teams
    Issaquah Press - May 06, 2015
  • Former Notre Dame, Kansas Coach Charlie Weis Says Career Likely Over
    LATimes - Feb 13, 2015
  • Kansas Coach Charlie Weis To Handle W Rs, Rob Ianello Moves To 'director Of Research' Position
    Fox News - Feb 10, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Charlie Weis.


1956 Birth Born on March 30, 1956.


1978 22 Years Old After graduating from Notre Dame in 1978, Weis began his coaching career at Boonton High School in New Jersey. … Read More
1985 29 Years Old In 1985, he was hired by head coach Joe Morrison at the University of South Carolina, where he received his master's degree in education while working as a graduate assistant position coach and assistant recruiting coordinator. … Read More


1990 34 Years Old Weis launched his professional coaching career in 1990 when he was named offensive assistant and assistant special teams coach under Giants head coach Bill Parcells. … Read More
1991 35 Years Old 1 More Event
After Ray Handley took over as head coach in 1991, Weis stayed on as the running back coach for two seasons.
1993 37 Years Old In 1993 he helped Ben Coates break out with 659 yards and 8 touchdowns. … Read More
1995 39 Years Old In 1995, Weis helped turn rookie Curtis Martin's year into a Pro Bowl season with 1,487 yards and 14 touchdowns on the ground. … Read More


1996 40 Years Old Once again, saddled with a rookie, Weis performed magic in 1996 helping Terry Glenn break out with 90 catches for 1,132 yards and 6 touchdowns. … Read More
1997 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Weis became the offensive coordinator of the Jets, in addition to duties as the team's primary receivers coach. … Read More
1999 - 2000 2 More Events
2004 48 Years Old After first choice Urban Meyer accepted the head coaching position at the University of Florida, the university ultimately hired Weis, who was named Notre Dame's 28th head football coach on December 12, 2004. … Read More
2005 49 Years Old 1 More Event
…  His team's success on the field helped make Weis winner of the 2005 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, selected by the Football Writers Association of America.


With a record of 9–2, his team finished the regular season ranked sixth in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings, granting them a berth in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, Arizona, on January 2, 2006 which they lost to the Ohio State Buckeyes by a score of 34–20.
Subsequently, the Irish fell to Navy in the 2009 and 2010 seasons (although, Weis was no longer the coach in 2010). … Read More
2010 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Weis was named offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs for 2010. … Read More
2011 55 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 2, 2011, Chiefs coach Todd Haley announced Weis would indeed be leaving for the Florida offensive coordinator position effective at the end of the season. … Read More
2012 56 Years Old Weis' 2012 team struggled to a 1–11 record in what was dubbed as a rebuilding year.
2013 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Weis' 2013 Kansas team showed signs of improvement.
2014 58 Years Old Weis was fired on September 28, 2014 for "lack of on-field progress". … Read More


2016 60 Years Old He initially stated that he would not stay longer than the duration of his five-year contract, which runs out in 2016, but school officials persuaded him to consider a longer stay.
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