TITLE: Offensive Line

EMAIL: weaklaj1@live.siouxcityschools.com


Jay Weakland is returning to the Sioux City East High School Football Program to coach the offensive line.  Coach Weakland spent the past three seasons coaching the Tight Ends and Tackles at Morningside College while being a part of a coaching staff that won Back 2 Back National Championships and 3 GPAC Conference Championships.  He was also the Head JV Football Coach for the 2018 & 2019 seasons.  While at Morningside, Coach Weakland coached two First Team All-Americans & nine GPAC All Conference players.


Prior to coaching at Morningside College, Coach Weakland was the Offensive Line Coach for the Sioux City East Football Program from 2010 through the 2016 season.  Coach Weakland has had many of his offensive lineman selected to the All-District, All-City, All-Northwest Iowa and All-State Teams.  He also had the pleasure of coaching three Shrine Bowl Players (Travis Munn 2012, Jon McReynolds 2013, and Michael Stibbs 2017).  Coach Weakland’s offensive line help the Black Raiders make six straight playoff appearances (2010 – 2015) while winning the 2011 MRAC Conference Championship.


Awards & Honors

1st Team All Mt. Hood Conference – Senior Year - Gresham High School

1992 Gresham High School Best Lineman

3rd Team All Golden Valley Conference – Sophomore Year – College of the Siskiyous

1994 Offensive Lineman of the Week – 3 Times – College of the Siskiyous

1994 Offensive Player of the Game vs. College of the Redwoods – College of the Siskiyous

1996 Offensive Player of the Game vs. North Dakota State University – Morningside College

Coaching Experience

2017 – 2019 Morningside College – Tight Ends & Tackles Coach (JV Head Coach)

2010 – 2016 Sioux City East High School – Offensive Line Coach & Run Game Coordinator

2008 – 2009 Durant High School – Offensive Coordinator & Offensive/Defensive Line Coach

2004 – 2007 Kingman High School (AZ) - Head Football Coach & Offensive Line

2001 – 2003 Buena Vista University – Running Backs & Offensive Line Coach (JV OC)

1997 – 2000 Morningside College – Offensive Line (97), Defensive Line (98), TE’s (99 & 2000)



Gresham High School, 1993

College of the Siskiyous (Associates), 1995

Morningside College (Bachelors), 1998

Buena Vista University (Masters), 2010


Playing Experience

Gresham High School (OR), 1989 - 1992

College of the Siskiyous (CA), 1993-1994

Morningside College (IA), 1995-1996

All American Bowl All-Star Game (MN), 1997



Hometown: Gresham, Oregon

I am super excited to be returning to the Black Raider Football Coaching Staff.  This will be my 24th season coaching the great game of football.  This will be my 15th year as a guidance counselor (my 9th year at Sioux City East High School).  I live in Sioux City, Iowa with my wife Darci and our two son’s (Noah & Parker).​

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