A veteran of nearly 25 years in college athletics and one of the nation’s most respected administrators, Chad Weiberg has served as the Deputy Director of Athletics at Oklahoma State University since May of 2017.
In his role, Weiberg serves as OSU’s chief operating officer and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the athletics department. He serves as the sport administrator for football, men’s basketball, wrestling and equestrian. He is also responsible for football scheduling.
Weiberg is a 1994 graduate of Oklahoma State, with a bachelor of business administration degree, and he earned a Master’s in Business Administration from OSU in 2004. After earning his undergraduate degree, he served as the director of corporate sales and donor relations for OSU Athletics until 1999.
He was the senior director of field operations for the OSU Alumni Association from 1999-2002 before becoming the director of development for the OSU Foundation/College of Business Administration from 2002-03. He held a similar role for OSU Athletics from 2003-04 before moving to Kansas State.
At K-State, Weiberg served the KSU Foundation as Director of Corporate Relations for a year before becoming the Director of Major Gifts for K-State Athletics in 2005. Weiberg assumed the lead role for K-State Athletics’ Ahearn Fund in 2009 and, for his team’s efforts, was recognized as the National Fundraiser of the Year by the National Association of Athletic Development Directors in 2014.
Weiberg was the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development when he left K-State in 2015 to become Deputy Director of Athletics at Texas Tech University, a role in which he served for two years before returning to his alma mater in 2017.
Weiberg and his wife, Jodi, have two children, Ella and Grant.
Behind the Scenes: Second in Command--The Deputy Athletic Director
They oversee all daily operations of the department, but more importantly, Deputy ADs are empowered to make decisions across the whole organization and keep things moving when the athletic director is somewhere else. These future ADs will discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with being the AD’s right hand; and how their role prepares them.