MINERS

Weston  Glaser
 Weston Glaser

Position:
Nickel and Safeties Coach

Alma Mater:
Sam Houston State 2012

Weston Glaser was promoted to nickel and safeties coach March 17, 2015 after serving as a graduate assistant for UTEP.

Glaser returned to UTEP during Spring 2015 after serving a season with NASCAR. He previously worked as a defensive graduate assistant for the Miners, assisting with the linebackers.

In 2014, Glaser was hired by Hendrick Motorsports as an assistant pit crew coach. He worked with Jimmy Johnson’s 48 team and Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 88 team.

Formerly Glaser was on the Sam Houston State coaching staff, working with the Miners' defensive coordinator Scott Stoker. He assisted with the defensive secondary and served as video coordinator.

Glaser helped the Bearkats to a 31-10 overall record, two conference championships and back-to-back NCAA championship finals appearances after joining the coaching staff in July of 2010.

In 2011, he was an instrumental part on the Bearkats’ national top-five rankings in rushing defense (first, 72.9 ypg), scoring defense (second, 14.9 ppg), turnover margin (second, 1.87), total defense (third, 279.9 ypg) and pass efficiency defense (fourth, 99.20), while pacing the conference in all five categories.  

During his three seasons with the Kats, Glaser worked with five defensive backs who earned All-Southland Conference honors a total of 15 times. The quintet included two-time Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year Darnell Taylor and all-time Bearkat interceptions leader Dax Swanson.

Glaser earned his degree from Sam Houston State in History in 2012.

His wife is Laura Glaser.