About the Director:
Recently, Coach Weiss became the first Excecutive Director of the Virginia Club Champions League (VCCL). He also coached in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy at McLean and was the Academy Director at Birmingham United.
Prior to that, Coach Weiss spent 15 years as a college coach at the Division 1 level. He was the head coach at Virginia Tech from 2002-2009. There, he became the winningest coach in the program's history and took the Hokies to their only 4 NCAA tournaments in the program's 40 year history. Most notably in 2007, when the team advanced to Men's College Cup, the school's only Final Four appearance in any sport.
As an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina from 1999-2002, he helped the Tar Heels win their first National Championship in Men's Soccer in 2001 and their 2nd ACC title. At the College of William & Mary, Coach Weiss was part of a team that advanced to three NCAA tournaments between 1996 and 1999. In 1995 he began his college coaching career as an assistant at the University of New Hampshire under fellow Virginian Rob Thompson.
At the youth level Coach Weiss's teams won a Regional Championships and eight consecutive State Cup Championships while advancing to the 1995 Under 17 Boys National Championship. Oliver Weiss' leadership skills provided an environment that stressed academic achievement for all of his youth players. All of them chose quality academic institutions and many were chosen to captain their respective college teams at UNC Chapel Hill, Davidson College, Hampden Sydney College, Virginia Tech, William & Mary among others.
Coach Weiss graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Richmond in 1988. He played soccer for the Spiders from 1984-88 and was their captain for three years. He was selected All-Colonial Conference twice and All-South Atlantic once while at Richmond. As a high school player he earned 1st team NSCAA All-America honors and was voted the North Carolina High School Player-of-the-Year in 1983.
Coach Weiss holds two coaching licenses: a US Soccer A License since 1991 and the German Soccer Federation B-License since 1992. He is currently enrolled in a Global Executive MBA program at the Darden Graduate School of Business.