Bernie Weiss in the 1970s and in 2015.

Bernie Weiss in the 1970s and in 2015.

March 1, 2018

Bernard Weiss, former Beaver basketball coach, passed away on Feb. 25, 2018. He was 79.

Weiss was head men’s basketball coach at Buena Vista College from 1972-1980. He was named Iowa Conference Coach of the Year in 1975 and led the Beavers to a conference championship during the 1975-76 season. Weiss also served Buena Vista as assistant professor of health and physical education.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Lake Wales Care Center, 140 E. Park Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853-4124.