Jayson Leigh
Jayson Leigh
Title: Defensive Assistant
Email: jleigh@amherst.edu

Jayson Leigh joined the Amherst College football staff for the 2019 season.

Leigh was a four year starter at Outside Linebacker for St. Lawrence Univeristy in Canton, N.Y., where he helped the Saints to 2 Liberty League Championships (2015, 2016). Leigh joined a St. Lawrence football team that had gone 0-10 in 2012, and over his career, Leigh and the Saints amassed a 32-9 record and played in the NCAA tournament in 2015. He recorded four pick-sixes during his career in Canton.

After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Leigh stayed at St. Lawrence for two years as a Graduate Assistant coach, first as the secondary assistant, then as Lineback Coach and finally as Second Coach. 

The native of Poughquag, N.Y. graduated again with St. Lawrence in May 2019 with a Masters in Educational Leadership.