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Weber State HC Jay Hill Promotes Three Members Of Coaching Staff

Aug 16, 2021, 3:18 PM
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Head coach Jay Hill of the Weber State Wildcats reacts on the sidelines during the second quarter of the college football game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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OGDEN, Utah – Weber State head football coach Jay Hill announced on Monday afternoon that he has promoted three members of his coaching staff.

Jay Hill has named Grant Duff and Joe Dale as co-Defensive Coordinators and Skyler Ridley is the Special Teams Coordinator.

โ€œIโ€™m really excited for these changes and promotions to our staff,โ€ Hill said. โ€œGrant and Joe have been here a long time and they understand the defense very well. I have full confidence in our defensive staff so that freed me up to focus on all three phases of the game. Skyler is very sharp and heโ€™ll be an aggressive coach that will do a great job on special teams. I love what this does to our staff and these coaches all deserve these promotions.โ€

Joe Dale is entering his fourth season on the Wildcats’ coaching staff. The former Utah Utes safety will continue to coach the safeties along with being co-Defensive Coordinator. Grant Duff is entering his eighth season with Weber State and will continue to coach the outside linebackers and defensive ends.

Skyler Ridley is going into his sixth season with the Wildcats and will keep coaching the tight ends.

Weber State will open the 2021 season on Thursday, September 2 against Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. MT and will be televised on the Pac-12 Network.

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