|Born||March 16, 1975|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||6–6 (NCAA D-I playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|4 Big Sky (2017–2020)|
|Big Sky Coach of the Year (2020)|
Jay Leroy Hill (born March 16, 1975) is an American football coach who currently serves as the associate head coach and defensive coordinator at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.He was previously head coach at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and an assistant coach at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He left Weber State as the program's all-time winningest head coach.
Hill is married to the former Sara Kern. They have four children: Ashtyn, Alayna, Allie and Jacob. Hill earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish in 2000 from the University of Utah and earned his master's degree in ESS/Sports Psychology from the University of Utah in 2005.
|Weber State Wildcats (Big Sky Conference)(2014–2022)|
|2016||Weber State||7–5||6–2||3rd||L NCAA Division I First Round||25||24|
|2017||Weber State||11–3||7–1||T–1st||L NCAA Division I Quarterfinal||5||5|
|2018||Weber State||10–3||7–1||T–1st||L NCAA Division I Quarterfinal||6||6|
|2019||Weber State||11–4||7–1||T–1st||L NCAA Division I Semifinal||3||3|
|2020||Weber State||5–1||5–0||1st||L NCAA Division I First Round||3||3|
|2022||Weber State||10–3||6–2||T–3rd||L NCAA Division I Second Round|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
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