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Robert (Bob) Weingart

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High School Career

Marquette Career

Weingart was a member of MU football teams from 1939 through 1941 and he graduated from Marquette in 1943.


One of the most respected and popular individuals in Marquette sports history, Robert Weingart served as the school's head athletic trainer for 38 years from 1946-1984.

In addition, he was the trainer for the USA track team in the 1972 Olympics in Munich and the College All-Star football teams from 1950-52.

During his tenure at MU, he served under five football coaches and basketball coaches Bill Chandler, Tex Winter, Jack Nagle, Eddie Hickey, Al McGuire, Hank Raymonds and Rick Majerus. He served as the president of the National Athletic Trainers' Association from 1959-60 and was inducted into the Citizens Savings Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame.

He was inducted into the Marquette M Club Hall of Fame in 1980.

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