|SPORT(S)||Men's Hockey, Track and Field|
Victor "Vic" Weber was a significant figure in advancing and promoting Bemidji State men's athletics for two decades in the Northland. Weber began his career at BSU as the Beaver men's track & field coach from 1960-65. He coached the squad to the NAIA District 13 track & field championship in 1963. From 1964-80, Weber worked as Bemidji State's Athletic Director in addition to serving as the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Division Head at BSU. He also served as a member of the NAIA District 13 Executive Committee from 1968-80 and the President of the NAIA Coaches Association in 1973-74. While at BSU, Weber was very active in men's ice hockey. In 1960, he helped to re-establish the Beaver puck program on the shores of Lake Bemidji. Weber also coached the BSU squad to a 42-19-2 record and served as chairman of the NAIA Hockey Coaches Association from 1968-1971. He also served on the U.S. Olympic Hockey Committee in 1969-70. In 1971 and 1975, Vic received the National NAIA Award of Merit for his efforts in intercollegiate athletics. He was inducted into the Bemidji State Athletic Hall of Fame in 1982 and the NSIC Hall of Fame in 2000.