Jason Weber enters his 13th season with the Westfield State track and field teams in 2018-19.
Weber started coaching at Westfield State University in 2005 with the sprinters and hurdlers, and he has now added his specialty – the pole vault.
Weber has coached men’s and women’s school record holders in the pole vault with jumps of 5.01 meters (16’ 5.5”) and 3.90 meter (12’ 9.5”).
He also has coached 30 men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor pole vault champions, and the conference record holders in both the men and women’s Indoor and outdoor championships. Weber coached 10 NCAA qualifiers and NCAA All Americans in the pole vault (2012 men's outdoor, 2013 men's indoor) and (women’s 2018 outdoor) the women's steeplechase (2009, 2010). Weber has also coached numerous All-D3 New England Athletes and All-ECAC Athletes In the pole vault, including an ECAC pole vault women’s champion and a New England men’s pole vault champion.
Weber holds the following certifications:
- USA Track and Field Level 1 Certified Coach
- USTFCCCA Strength and Conditioning Certification
- Certified Personal Trainer American Fitness Training of Athletics
- National Pole Vault Coaches Association Certification
- The National Federation of State High School Associations, NCAA and USA Track and Field Pole Vault: Successful Skill Development certification
- Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Certification for Pole Vault
- International Coaches Association Bronze Coaching Certification
- National Federation of High School Sports Sportsmanship Certification
- National Federation of High School Sports Concussion in Sports Certification
- CPR/First Aid certified
Weber earned his undergraduate degree in business from Springfield College. He was a four-year member of the Springfield College track and field team, competing in the 55 and 100 meter dashes and 400 meter hurdles.
Weber participated in three sports - soccer, wrestling, track and field - at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham.
After college Weber went on to compete for the Greater Boston Track Club. Weber also coaches Patriot Pole Vault and is a founding member of Patriot Pole Vault West.