John Weiss is in his second year on the Nebraska football staff, serving as an offensive assistant. Weiss work primarily with the fullbacks while assisting running backs coach Reggie Davis.
In his first season with the Huskers, Weiss oversaw the development of fullback Luke McNitt, who was a strong blocker at the position, while ranking as one of the team's top special teams performers.
Weiss came to Nebraska after spending fall 2015 at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, N.J., helping coach the offensive line, defensive line and serving as the special teams coordinator. Weiss helped lead the team to the 2015 New Jersey State Championship, where the Spartans claimed the state title.
Prior, Weiss interned at Southern Connecticut State, where he worked with the wide receivers in the spring of 2015.
Weiss played at Southern Connecticut State in a variety of roles, including tight end, fullback, on the offensive line and special teams.
Before his time at SCSU, Weiss spent his freshman year at Southern Illinois.
Weiss played high school football at DePaul Catholic in Wayne, N.J. He played tight end and spent time on the defensive line while with the Spartans.