Phil Weaver made his mark as an athlete, coach, teacher, counselor and administrator. He played high school ball for the legendary Bob Jamieson at Grimsley and began coaching there after he attended Duke. Over a long career at Grimsley he coached boys and girls basketball and softball. His boys teams were state runners-up three times and the girls team once. His softball team won the state 4-A title in 1985. Weaver still serves as co-executive director of the N.C. Coaches Association and the executive director of the National Association of Coaches Association Directors. The gym floor at Grimsley carries his name.