Paul Weir

Paul Weir (born June 12, 1979)

Teams coached: New Mexico State Aggies, New Mexico Lobos
New Mexico State record: 28-6 (.824)
New Mexico record: 58-63 (.479)
Overall record: 86-69 (.555)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2017-2021 New Mexico
2016-2017 New Mexico State
2011-2016 New Mexico State (assoc. HC)
2007-2011 New Mexico State (asst)
2005-2007 Iowa (DBO)
2004-2005 Northwestern State (grad. asst)

Paul Weir Facts

  • Dr. Paul Michael Weir
  • Born June 12, 1979
  • Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Alma Mater: York University (BA, 2004) / Northwestern State University (M.Ed., 2005) / University of Iowa (MS, 2010) / New Mexico State University (MBA, 2012 & PhD, 2019)
  • Played at Iona Catholic Secondary School in Toronto before spending one year playing at York University (1998-99)
  • Was the head coach at Don Bosco Catholic HS (Toronto) from 1999-2003, while still attending York as an undergrad
  • First collegiate job was as a graduate assistant at Northwestern State under head coach Mike McConathy
  • Spent two years at Iowa on Steve Alford‘s staff as Director of Basketball Operations
  • Was on Marvin Menzies‘ staff at NMSU for nine seasons – four as an assistant and five as associate head coach
    • Promoted to head coach in April 2016; led the Aggies to a WAC Tournament title and NCAA berth in his first season
  • Hired in April 2017 to become the head coach at in-state rival New Mexico
    • Went 58-63 in four years with the Lobos; in February 2021, New Mexico and Weir agreed to part ways at the end of the season
  • In July 2021, Weir was hired to be the Director of Athletics at Division II Eastern New Mexico University
  • Along with his wife, Alma, has one son

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