David Weir is in his 13th year as Head Athletic Trainer for Texas A&M football and his 25th season as a full time athletic trainer for the Aggies. A licensed athletic trainer by the state of Texas, he has assisted with football every season and spent six seasons as the baseball athletic trainer before making football his primary focus in 1999.
The Brenham native began his athletic training career as a high school student at Brenham High School. He graduated from Texas A&M in 1990 with a degree in Kinesiology and Health. He is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).
He has served on numerous national committees including National Athletic Trainer’s Association Public Relations, College and University. He has served as Liaison to the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee and the American Football Coaches Association. He has chaired several committees for the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association. In 2006, Texas Governor, Rick Perry appointed him as a member of the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers for the State of Texas. In 2007, Governor Perry appointed him Chair of this board. He continues to serve in this position. This board regulates all athletic trainers in the State of Texas.
Weir assists in the day-to-day operations of one of the finest athletic training rooms in the country including the medical data base which stores vital personal medical history on Aggie student athletes. He as drafted the emergency medical plan for athletic facilities at Texas A&M, in addition to the athletic department's lightning policy.
Weir is married to the former Judy Bigbie (A&M Class of '89), a school teacher at Pebble Creek Elementary in College Station. The couple has two daughters-Ashley (21), and Heather (18). When possible, Weir loves fish and play golf. As a member of First Baptist Church of Bryan, Weir serves as television director for television broadcast and is an adult bible class co-director.