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Matt Weiss
Cornerbacks Coach
Age:
32
College:
Vanderbilt
Hometown:
New Haven, CT
Experience:
7

Biography

In his seventh year with the Ravens, Matt Weiss was promoted to cornerbacks coach in 2015. He spent the 2014 campaign as defensive quality control/linebackers assistant, where he worked closely with and assisted both Ted Monachino (linebackers coach) and Don Martindale (inside linebackers coach). Weiss was originally promoted in February 2012 to defensive quality control coach with responsibilities including finding tips and tendencies on opponents’ offenses, self-scouting the defense and drawing the playbook. Weiss began his NFL coaching career with the Ravens in 2009, spending three seasons as head coach John Harbaugh’s assistant. In that role, he aided Harbaugh with administrative duties, worked in a defensive quality control capacity, and supported the team’s secondary coaches. A Connecticut native, Weiss brought four years of experience to the Ravens from Stanford University, where he worked under then-Cardinal head coach Jim Harbaugh.

2009-14: (with Baltimore) 2014: Promoted to defensive quality control/linebackers assistant...OLBs Elvis Dumervil (franchise record, 17) and Terrell Suggs (12) were the NFL’s top sack tandem...LB C.J. Mosley became the first rookie in team history to earn the Pro Bowl...Dumervil also made his fourth Pro Bowl. 2012: Responsible for breaking down opponents’ tendencies, self-scouting and assisting in the secondary...Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII, defeating the 49ers 34-31. 2011: Among other duties as the head coach’s assistant, Weiss compiled opponent scouting reports, assisted with scout teams in practice and monitored the breakdown of opponent tendencies...Weiss also served as a liaison for in-game coach’s challenges, which were successfully reversed on a career-best eight of 12 challenges (66.7%) during the regular season in Harbaugh’s tenure. 2010: Handled self-scouting of the defense and worked with the LBs in practice and meetings. 2009: Joined the Ravens’ coaching staff as head coach’s assistant and assisted then-secondary coach Chuck Pagano with the DBs.

2005-08: (with Stanford) 2008: Named the team’s defensive and special teams assistant…Helped the Cardinal finish 11th nationally in sacks per game (2.75). 2005-07: Worked with the defense and special teams as a graduate assistant while earning a master’s degree in liberal arts…Assisted with the defensive line (2007), LBs (2006) and DBs (2005) and was also responsible for all opponent offensive breakdowns, tendency reports and scouting reports, as well as the direction of the opponent offensive scout team during practice…Also worked closely with special teams coordinator D.J. Durkin in all aspects of Stanford’s special teams, serving as the position coach for the kickers, punters and long snappers.

College: Was a punter at Vanderbilt (2001-04) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and human organizational development (2005) and a master’s of liberal arts from Stanford (2008).

Personal: While an assistant football coach at Smyrna (TN) HS from 2003-04, he established a tutoring program to help student-athletes achieve NCAA eligibility…Played baseball and football at Hopkins School (New Haven, CT), and as quarterback led the football team to its first-ever 12-0 record and New England Prep School Class C Championship his senior year…Matt and his wife, Melissa, have a son, Bo, and two daughters, Zuzana and Noema.

In his seventh year with the Ravens, Matt Weiss was promoted to cornerbacks coach in 2015. He spent the 2014 campaign as defensive quality control/linebackers assistant, where he worked closely with and assisted both Ted Monachino (linebackers coach) and Don Martindale (inside linebackers coach). Weiss was originally promoted in February 2012 to defensive quality control coach with responsibilities including finding tips and tendencies on opponents’ offenses, self-scouting the defense and drawing the playbook. Weiss began his NFL coaching career with the Ravens in 2009, spending three seasons as head coach John Harbaugh’s assistant. In that role, he aided Harbaugh with administrative duties, worked in a defensive quality control capacity, and supported the team’s secondary coaches. A Connecticut native, Weiss brought four years of experience to the Ravens from Stanford University, where he worked under then-Cardinal head coach Jim Harbaugh.

2009-14: (with Baltimore) 2014: Promoted to defensive quality control/linebackers assistant...OLBs Elvis Dumervil (franchise record, 17) and Terrell Suggs (12) were the NFL’s top sack tandem...LB C.J. Mosley became the first rookie in team history to earn the Pro Bowl...Dumervil also made his fourth Pro Bowl. 2012: Responsible for breaking down opponents’ tendencies, self-scouting and assisting in the secondary...Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII, defeating the 49ers 34-31. 2011: Among other duties as the head coach’s assistant, Weiss compiled opponent scouting reports, assisted with scout teams in practice and monitored the breakdown of opponent tendencies...Weiss also served as a liaison for in-game coach’s challenges, which were successfully reversed on a career-best eight of 12 challenges (66.7%) during the regular season in Harbaugh’s tenure. 2010: Handled self-scouting of the defense and worked with the LBs in practice and meetings. 2009: Joined the Ravens’ coaching staff as head coach’s assistant and assisted then-secondary coach Chuck Pagano with the DBs.

2005-08: (with Stanford) 2008: Named the team’s defensive and special teams assistant…Helped the Cardinal finish 11th nationally in sacks per game (2.75). 2005-07: Worked with the defense and special teams as a graduate assistant while earning a master’s degree in liberal arts…Assisted with the defensive line (2007), LBs (2006) and DBs (2005) and was also responsible for all opponent offensive breakdowns, tendency reports and scouting reports, as well as the direction of the opponent offensive scout team during practice…Also worked closely with special teams coordinator D.J. Durkin in all aspects of Stanford’s special teams, serving as the position coach for the kickers, punters and long snappers.

College: Was a punter at Vanderbilt (2001-04) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and human organizational development (2005) and a master’s of liberal arts from Stanford (2008).

Personal: While an assistant football coach at Smyrna (TN) HS from 2003-04, he established a tutoring program to help student-athletes achieve NCAA eligibility…Played baseball and football at Hopkins School (New Haven, CT), and as quarterback led the football team to its first-ever 12-0 record and New England Prep School Class C Championship his senior year…Matt and his wife, Melissa, have a son, Bo, and two daughters, Zuzana and Noema.

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