|Title:||Director of Basketball Operations|
Weitzell enters his 11th season with the Wildcats. His responsibilities include community relations, coordination of the men’s basketball Cage Club, Alumni Affairs, team budgeting and fundraising and organizing player and coaches’ clinics.
Weitzell has organized such events as a fundraising golf tournament and the celebration of the 100 Years of UNH Basketball. He has been critical in getting former New Hampshire basketball players involved in the program. His leadership has elevated the level of the community involvement for the program.
Weitzell, a native of the New Hampshire Seacoast area, coached high school and middle school boys’ basketball at Newmarket for 19 seasons, nine at the middle school level and 10 at the varsity level. During Weitzell’s tenure the Mules reached the playoffs in seven of the 10 seasons.
In 2001, Weitzell was honored by the New Hampshire Coaches Association as the Class M Coach of the year after leading Newmarket to the No. 2 seed in the Class M state tournament and a 17-3 record.