Andrew Weber took the reigns as the head men's basketball coach at Rockford University in March 2015. Just prior to being named the head coach, Weber served as the interim head coach for the final six weeks of the 2014-15 season after spending the last four and half years as an assistant coach.
During Weber’s interim season, the Regents went on a three game winning, which included wins over Concordia Chicago, Lakeland, and Aurora. Over the final 12 games, the Regents went 4-8 and finished the season with a lot of momentum. Coach Weber helped develop three All-NACC Players, John O’Bryan (2nd Team), Trae Blumhorst (Honorable Mention), and Zach Wallace (Honorable Mention). Along with on-court success, the Regents enjoyed success in the classroom; three student-athletes earned NABC Honors Court and eight earned NACC Scholar Athletes.
In Weber's first full season as the head coach, the RU men's basketball program nearly doubled its win total from 7 during the 2014-15 season to 13 in the 2015-16 season to give Rockford its first winning season in six years. Rockford's increased win total also led to multiple players receiving individual awards as the Regents had four All-NACC performers, three NACC Players of the Week and one player named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week. Michael Murray (1st Team), John O’Bryan (Honorable Mention), and Zach Wallace (Honorable Mention) all earned spots on the All-NACC Teams, as well as Tony Diemer earned All-Freshmen.
In the classroom, seven Regents were named to the NABC Honors Court, nine were named NACC Scholar Athletes, and as a team, the Regents received the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award. The Regents were 1 of 3 NACC teams to earn the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award and the seven NABC Honors Court members were the most by a NACC team during the 2015-2016 season.
During the 2016-2017 season, Coach Weber continued to build the program. A huge road win at Concordia Wisconsin proved to be a spark to the season. The win at Concordia Wisconsin was the first win against the Falcons since 2009. The Coach Weber’s teams continued to be recognized for their efforts on the court. Zach Wallace was named 1st Team All-NACC, NACC Defensive Player of the Year and D3Hoops.com 2nd Team All-Region. Ben Weber was named All-Freshmen by the NACC.
Academics continued to be a priority as five members were named to the NABC Honors Court and six were named NACC Scholar Athletes. Zach Wallace earned CoSIDA All-Region and All-American for his efforts in the classroom.
In 2017-2018, Coach Weber led his team to an 11-14 overall record and 9-11 in NACC play. An improved Rockford defense which allowed nearly seven fewer points and forced three more turnovers per game this year compared to a season ago. With the improvements on the defensive end of the floor, Trae Blumhorst was named NACC Defensive Player of the Year. Tony Diemer was 1st Team All-NACC as he finished in the top-5 in scoring in the conference for the second straight season. The Rockford native ranked fifth in the NACC averaging 18.0 points per game on 48.0% shooting from the floor and 47.2% shooting from three-point range.
This marks the third consecutive season Rockford has had at least one first team all-conference selection and the second straight season the Regents have had the conference's defensive player of the year.
In addition to being the recruiting coordinator, Coach Weber helps in the scouting of opponents, breaking down film, on floor instruction, monitors academics and is the director for Rockford University basketball camps and tournaments.
During his time as the lead assistant for the program, Weber helped develop seven All-NACC performers and an All-Midwest Region selection. Rockford has also had multiple Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference scholar-athletes. Additionally the Regents also qualified for the NACC Tournament three times.
After two years at Ashford University, the 2006 Boylan Catholic grad became an important part of the Regents basketball turnaround. Weber’s arrival, along with eight other players, helped turnaround the program from 1-24 in 2007-08 to 17-10 in 2008-09. Weber started all 53 games in the Regents uniform, while averaging 11.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game. Weber also holds the school’s single season steals record with 81.
A native of Roscoe, Ill., Weber completed his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in Coaching in 2010 and his master's degree in Teaching in 2012. He and his wife Kaitlyn Weber have two daughters, Aubree and Charlotte.