TAMPA - The University of South Florida has hired Robert Weiner to serve as wide receivers coach, head coach Willie Taggart announced on Sunday. Weiner joins the USF staff after serving as the head coach at Plant High School in Tampa for nine seasons.
A 1983 Tampa Jesuit graduate, Weiner compiled a 102-19 record at Plant, which included eight playoff berths, four state titles and five state finals appearances. The Panthers currently hold a Hillsborough County-best streak of eight-straight district titles. As a result of his success, Weiner was honored by serving as the 'East' head coach in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, an annual all-star game that features some of the nation's top prep players.
Prior to his tenure at Plant, Weiner served as an assistant coach at Jesuit for 15 seasons and one year at Crystal River.
Plant under Robert Weiner
2005 9-3 District Champion
2006 15-0 District Champion -State Champion
2007 11-2 District Champion
2008 14-1 District Champion - State Champion
2009 13-1 District Champion - State Champion
2010 12-3 District Champion - State Runner-Up
2011 15-0 (14-1) District Champion - State Champion (forfeit win v Armwood)
2012 10-2 District Champion