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Mountain West Contract Breakdowns

*All contracts are based on documents provided through open records requests with the schools as of June 2015. Any employment changes since then or contract amendments or extensions not reflected were not provided by the schools through the open records requests.

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  • Air Force

    • Athletic Director

      Jim Knowlton

      • (The U.S. Air Force Academy did not provide contracts despite written open records requests)
    • Football coach

      Troy Calhoun

      • (The U.S. Air Force Academy did not provide contracts despite written open records requests)
    • Men's basketball coach

      Dave Pilipovich

      • (The U.S. Air Force Academy did not provide contracts despite written open records requests)
    • Women's basketball coach

      Chris Gobrecht

      • (The U.S. Air Force Academy did not provide contracts despite written open records requests)
  • Boise State

    • Athletic Director

      Curt Apsey

      • Term: 5-year deal through 2020
      • Total pay: $331,500*

      *Hired in June. Contract not finalized

    • Football coach

      Bryan Harsin

      • Term:5-year deal through January 2020
      • Total pay: $800,000
      • Base salary: $800,000 (scheduled $300,000 raise after this season and up to $1,550,000 by the 2019 season)
      • Other compensation: Received a one-time payment of $100,000 upon signing contract
      • Bonuses: $15,000 division champion, or $35,000 for bowl game, or $50,000 MWC champion, or $75,000 CFP game, or $100,000 for semifinal game of CSP; $150,000 for CFP championship game or $250,000 national champion; up to $50,000 in academic/APR bonuses
      • Note: Automatic one-year extension with eight wins
    • Men's basketball coach

      Leon Rice

      • Term: 5-year deal through March 2020 (automatic one-year extension with 18 wins or NCAA Tournament appearance)
      • Total pay: $614,470 (3 percent annual raise)
      • Base salary: $614,470 (3 percent annual raise)
      • Other compensation: Any money over $50,000 for buy games "will be distributed to (Rice) and assistant coaches" at Rice's discretion
      • Bonuses: $5,000 MWC championship; $3,000 for making the MWC Tournament championship or $15,000 for winning it; $5,000 per NCAA Tournament win; $5,000 NCAA at large selection; $3,000 for NIT appearance; $4,000 for winning record or $8,000 for 20 win season; up to $20,000 for academic/APR bonuses
      • Note: Rice get's an automatic one-year extension with 18 wins and also if the Broncos ever change conferences
    • Women's basketball coach

      Gordy Presnell

      • Term: 2-year deal through 2017
      • Total pay: $189,132
      • Base salary: $189,132
      • Bonuses: $10,000 MWC champion; $3,000 for MWC Tournament championship game or $10,000 for MWC Tournament championship; $5,000 per NCAA Tournament game played; $3,000 per WNIT game played; $4,000 for winning record or $8,000 for 20-win season; up to $12,500 in academic/APR bonuses
      • Note: Automatic one-year extension with 18 wins
  • Colorado State

    • Athletic Director

      Joe Parker

      • Term: 5-year deal through 2020
      • Total pay: $325,000*

      *Hired in March 2015, contract not available as of June

    • Football coach

      Mike Bobo

      • Term: 5-year deal through 2020
      • Total pay: $1.35 million
      • Note: Automatic $100,000 raise each season

      *Hired in December 2014, contract not available as of June

    • Men's basketball coach

      Larry Eustachy

      • Term: 6-year deal through 2019
      • Total pay: $$946,764
      • Base salary: $946,764
      • Bonuses: $40,000 20 wins over DI opponents; $100,000 for either (but not both) MWC championship or tournament championship; $200,000 NCAA Tournament; $100,000 Sweet 16; $100,000 Elite Eight; $100,000 Final Four; $250,000 NCAA champion
      • Other benefits: Received eight basketball season tickets and four football season tickets; car (for him and each assistant coach); golf club membership
      • Note: Eustachy's base salary increases a pre-determined amount each year and is set to exceed $1 million by the 2018-19 season. His base salary jumps to $1.25 million with a Sweet 16 appearance, $1.5 million for Elite 8 and $2 million for the Final Four. … Included in the allowable "outside activities" for Eustachy is the possibility for Eustachy to coach the Bahamas national team and CSU will pay for his travel associated with coaching the team. … The amount of money Eustachy's coaching staff is allowed to receive is spelled out in his contract ($721,000), as are their bonuses.
    • Women's basketball coach

      Ryun Williams

      • Term: 5-year deal through 2020
      • Total pay: $219,300
      • Base salary: $219,300
      • Bonuses: $25,000 for either (not both) MWC championship or MWC Tournament championship; $30,000 for NCAA appearance; $30,000 Sweet 16; $30,000 Final Four; $50,000 NCAA championship
      • Other benefits: Car; eight women's basketball season tickets; four football season tickets; country club membership
      • Note: Base salary increases automatically annually and could rise to as much as $325,000 annually. … Total salary available to assistant coaching staff ($380,000) is stipulated in Williams contract.
  • Fresno State

    • Athletic Director

      Jim Bartko

      • Term: 5-year deal through Dec. 31, 2019
      • Total pay: $290,000
      • Base salary: $258,168
      • Other compensation: $31,832
      • Bonuses: 5-7 percent of base salary for ARP goals; 3-6 percent of base salary for finish in NACDA Director's Cup (Top 75 or top 50); 3 percent of base salary for men's basketball NCAA Tournament; 3 percent of base salary for women's basketball NCAA Tournament; 3 percent of base salary for baseball in College World Series; 3 percent of base salary for softball in Women's College World Series; 3 percent of base salary for bowl game; 10 percent of base salary for football in CFP; 5 percent of base salary for meeting university president's fundraising goal
      • Other benefits: Car; Country Club membership
    • Football coach

      Tim DeRuyter

      • Term: 5-year deal through Dec. 31, 2018
      • Total pay: $1.45 million
      • Base salary: $258,168
      • Other compensation: $1,191,832
      • Bonuses: Up to $120,000 for APR (starting point is a $75,000 bonus for an APR of 935); Up to $90,000 for GPA (starting point is a $60,000 bonus at 2.6 GPA); Up to $125,000 for graduation success rate four-year average (starting point is $75,000 for 57 percent); Winning percentage bonus between $75,000 (58 percent) and $325,000 (100 percent); $150,000 MWC championship; $75,000 for MWC co-championship or MWC championship game appearance; $75,000 for bowl game loss; $150,000 bowl game win; $200,000/$400,000 BCS bowl game/win; $350,000 CFP; $500,000 CFP championship game; $750,000 national championship; $50,000 final Top 25; $75,000 Top 10; MWC Coach of the Year $20,000; National Coach of the Year $30,000
      • Other benefits: Car; Country club membership; 12 football season tickets; Six season tickets to all other sports
      • Note: After the base salary of $258,168, Fresno State and DeRuyter have an independent contract for consulting services that pays $1.2 million to "DeRuyter, Inc., a Nevada Corporation." It is in that contract where such clauses as media obligations and public appearances are covered.
    • Men's basketball coach

      Rodney Terry

      • Term: 5-year deal through April 15, 2019
      • Total pay: $350,016
      • Base salary: $258,168
      • Other compensation: $91,848
      • Bonuses: Up to $25,000 for APR (starting at $15,000 for 935); up to $25,000 for GPA (starting at $10,000 for a 2.5); up to $35,000 for graduation rate (starting at $10,000 for 53 percent); Up to $75,000 for winning percentage (starting at $20,000 for 64 percent); $25,000 MWC regular season co-champion; $35,000 MWC regular season champion; $15,000 NCAA Tournament with bonuses up to $250,000 for advancement through the tournament; $7,500 for NIT and $20,000 for NIT Final Four; $10,000 for final Top 25 ranking; $20,000 for final Top 10 ranking; $5,000 MWC Coach of Year; $10,000 NABC Regional Coach of Year; $20,000 NABC National Coach of Year
      • Other benefits: Car; Country club membership; 12 men's basketball season tickets; Six season tickets to all other sports
      • Note: After the base salary of $258,168, Fresno State and Terry have an independent contract for consulting services that pays $91,848. It is in that contract where such clauses as media obligations and public appearances are covered.
    • Women's basketball coach

      Jaime White

      • Term: 5-year deal through April 15, 2019
      • Total pay: $200,004
      • Base salary: $200,004
      • Bonuses: Up to $10,000 for APR (starting at $5,000 for a 935); up to $20,000 for GPA (starting at $5,000 for a 2.8); up to $17,500 for graduation rate (starting at $5,000 for 57 percent); Up to $30,000 for winning percentage (starting at $5,000 for 64 percent); $10,000 MWC regular season co-champion; $15,000 MWC regular season champion; $15,000 NCAA Tournament with bonuses up to $75,000 for advancement through the tournament; $3,000 for WNIT and $7,500 for WNIT Final Four; $5,000 for final Top 25 ranking; $10,000 for final Top 10 ranking; $5,000 MWC Coach of Year; $10,000 WBCA Regional Coach of Year; $20,000 WBCA National Coach of Year
      • Other benefits: Car; Country club membership; 12 women's basketball season tickets; Six season tickets to all other sports
  • Hawaii

    • Athletic Director

      David Matlin

      • Term: 5-year deal through 2020
      • Total pay: $290,016
      • Base salary: $290,016
      • Other compensation: Up to $60,000 in "performance goals and metrics" bonuses as determined by the school's chancellor
      • Other benefits: Country club membership; car; 10 season tickets to all sports.
    • Football coach

      Norm Chow

      • Term: 5-year deal through December 31, 2016
      • Total pay: $550,000
      • Base salary: $500,000*
      • Bonuses: $50,000 MWC championship; $25,000 non-BCS bowl game or $30,000 for non-BCS bowl win; $100,000 BCS bowl game or $200,000 for BCS win; $10,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $25,000 national coach of the year; $100,000 final top 10 ranking; $50,000 final top 15 ranking; $25,000 final top 25 ranking; Season ticket bonus up to $225,000, starting at $75,000 for more than 25,000; $25,000 home win on national television; $40,000 away win on national television
      • Other benefits: Car; 30 season tickets for sports (total of 30, not 30 for each sport); eight parking passes
      • Note: *Citing a highly-debated state law, the University of Hawaii will not disclose Chow's annual income, only stating the salary range is between $392,142 and $935,544. Chow, however, has disclosed on his own that his base salary is $500,000
    • Men's basketball coach

      Unavailable

    • Women's basketball coach

      Unavailable

  • Nevada

    • Athletic Director

      Dean Knuth

      • Term: 3-year deal through June 2016
      • Total pay: $295,000
      • Base salary: $285,000
      • Other compensation: $10,000 for "hosting activities"
      • Bonuses: up to $70,000; one month's salary if all teams have an APR of 950 or higher or GSR is above 83 percent; one month's salary for winning the "Governor's Series"; $10,000 if football season tickets reach 15,000; $10,000 if men's basketball season tickets reach 7,500
      • Other benefits: car; 12 season tickets for all sports; country club membership
    • Football coach

      Brian Polian

      • Term: 5-year deal running through January 2018
      • Total pay: $585,000
      • Base salary: $525,000
      • Other compensation: $50,000 for media obligations and personal appearances; up to $10,000 for "hosting activities"
      • Bonuses: $100,000 for MWC title plus BCS bowl appearance; $50,000 for MWC title plus non-BCS bowl game; $15,000 for non-BCS bowl game and no MWC title; $15,000 for a final USA Today Coaches Poll ranking in the top 20; $10,000 for MWC Coach of the Year; up to $50,000 for academic incentives; up to $75,000 for national television games; $10,000 for every 5,000 season tickets sold above the 10,000 mark
      • Other benefits: Car; skybox access for up to 12 for football; 4 season tickets for other sports; country club membership
    • Men's basketball coach

      Eric Musselman

      • Term: 5 year deal running through April 2020
      • Total pay: $400,000
      • Base salary: $300,000
      • Other compensation: $100,000 media obligations and public appearances
      • Bonuses: MWC regular season championship $10,000; MWC Tournament championship $10,000; .50 of every dollar generated from ticket sales (season ticket and single game revenue) beyond $1.2 million, up to $500,000; MWC Coach of the Year $5,000; $10,000 for NCAA Tournament selection; $10,000 for each round; $25,000 Final Four; $50,000 championship; $5,000 NIT appearance; $5,000 each round; $10,000 NIT Final Four; $25,000 NIT championship
      • Other benefits: car; 12 men's basketball season tickets; 4 season tickets for all other sports; country club membership
      • Note: All bonuses contingent on team APR being 940 or higher in a given year
    • Women's basketball coach

      Jane Albright

      • Term: 4-year contract running through June 30, 2016
      • Total pay: $190,000
      • Base salary: $150,000
      • Other compensation: $30,000 for media obligations; $10,000 for "hosting activities"
      • Bonuses: 50 percent of one month's salary for each round of the NCAA Tournament; $10,000 for Final Four; $50,000 NCAA Tournament champion; $5,000 each round of the NIT; $2,500 MWC Coach of the Year
      • Other benefits: car; 4 season tickets to football, men's basketball, women's basketball
  • New Mexico

    • Athletic Director

      Paul Krebs

      • Term: 4-year deal through June 30, 2019
      • Total pay: $419,261.80
      • Base salary: $319,261.80
      • Other compensation: $100,000 ($50,000 for media, $50,000 deferred retirement compensation)
      • Bonuses: $10,000 men's or women's basketball Sweet 16; $10,000 men's or women's basketball Final Four; $10,000 for men's basketball, women's basketball or football national championship
      • Other benefits: Two cars; country club membership
      • Note: Signed a new four-year deal in past three weeks, keeping the same financial terms as his previous contract, which is reflected here, though the actual contract has not yet been made available to the Journal
    • Football coach

      Bob Davie

      • Term: 6-year deal through Dec. 31, 2019
      • Total pay: $772,690
      • Base salary: $372,690
      • Other compensation: $400,000 ($100,000 promoting the football program, $200,000 media obligations, $100,000 Nike apparel deal)
      • Bonuses: $50,000 MWC Championship; $25,000 final Top 25 ranking; $10,000 Top 25 ranking at any point in season; $150,000 BCS Bowl game; $10,000 victory over Top 25 team; $20,000 non-BCS bowl game; $10,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $25,000 national coach of the year; $25,000 average paid attendance (excluding students) at 19,000; $25,000 more for average paid attendance at 21,000
      • Other benefits: Car; country club membership
    • Men's basketball coach

      Craig Neal

      • Term: 6-year deal through March 31, 2020
      • Total pay: $950,000
      • Base salary: $300,000
      • Other compensation: $650,000 ($250,000 promoting the men's basketball program; $250,000 media obligations; $100,000 Nike apparel deal; $50,000 deferred retirement compensation)
      • Bonuses: $20,000 MWC championship; $20,000 MWC Tournament championship; $10,000 NCAA at-large berth; $5,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $25,000 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16; $30,000 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight; $40,000 NCAA Tournament Final Four
      • Other benefits: Car; eight men's basketball season tickets; country club membership
    • Women's basketball coach

      Yvonne Sanchez

      • Term: 4-year deal through April 30, 2019
      • Total pay: $302,640
      • Base salary: $266,640
      • Other compensation: $36,000 (media obligations)
      • Bonuses: $5,000 MWC championship; $10,000 MWC Tournament championship; $5,000 NCAA at-large berth; $10,000 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16; $15,000 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight; $30,000 NCAA Tournament Final Four
      • Other benefits: Car; 10 season tickets for women's basketball; country club membership
    • Baseball coach

      Ray Birmingham

      • Term: 5-year contract through June 30, 2018
      • Total pay: $203,672.52
      • Base salary: $150,572.52
      • Other compensation: $53,100 (media obligations)
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Track & Field/Cross Country coach

      Joe Franklin

      • Term: 4-year deal through June 30, 2016 (does not reflect recently signed term sheet through 2019)
      • Total pay: x
      • Base salary: $99,937.44
      • Other compensation: $99,937.44
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Men's golf coach

      Glen Millican

      • Term: 4-year deal through June 30, 2018
      • Total pay: $120,000
      • Base salary: $120,000
      • Bonuses: One month’s salary for winning MWC championship or advancing to NCAA Regionals (not both); $5,000 for making the final eight at NCAA Tournament; $10,000 NCAA tournament title
      • Other benefits: Car on loan; four football season tickets; four men’s basketball season tickets
    • Women's golf coach

      Jill Trujillo

      • Term: 3-year deal through June 30, 2016
      • Total pay: $82,820.04
      • Base salary: $82,820.04
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Skiing coach

      Lars Fredrik Landstedt

      • Term: 3-year deal through June 30, 2016
      • Total pay: $77,400
      • Base salary: $77,400
      • Bonuses: $10,000 national championship; one month’s salary for top 3 finish in NCAA Tournament; one month’s salary for either RMISA conference or regional championship; $1,000 for each individual national champion; $500 for men’s team grade point average over 3.5; $500 for women’s team grade point average over 3.5
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Men's soccer coach

      Jeremy Fishbein

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 30, 2019
      • Total pay: $172,969.04
      • Base salary: $107,969.04
      • Other compensation: $65,000 ($25,000 media and promotional obligations; $40,000 deferred retirement compensation)
      • Bonuses: $18,000 NCAA Tournament; $1,000 per NCAA Tournament win
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Women's soccer coach

      Heather Dyche

      • Term: 3-year deal through June 30, 2018
      • Total pay: $75,000
      • Base salary: $75,000
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Softball coach

      Erica Beach

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 30, 2017
      • Total pay: $103,525.08
      • Base salary: $103,525.08
      • Bonuses:one month salary for winning MWC Tournament; $4,000 NCAA Tournament at large berth; $6,000 Super Regional; $8,000 WCWS; $10,000 win WCWS
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Swimming & Diving coach

      Kunio Kono

      • Term: 3-year deal through June 30, 2018
      • Total pay: $70,397.04
      • Base salary: $70,397.04
      • Other benefits: Car on loan
    • Men's tennis coach

      Bart Scott

      • NOTE: Scott was named head coach in April and his contract has not yet been provided to the Journal, though a temporary one-month contract (from June 1, 2015 through June 30, 2105) indicated he was paid $5,000
    • Women's tennis coach

      Kelcy McKenna

      • NOTE: Hired in June, McKenna’s contract has not been provided to the Journal
    • Volleyball coach

      Jeff Nelson

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 30, 2017
      • Total pay: $129,406.32
      • Base salary: $129,406.32
      • Bonuses: xone month’s salary for winning MWC championship or advancing to the NCAA Tournament; $15,000 reaching regionals (Sweet 16); $25,000 Final Four win; $1,000 top 100 RPI; $2,000 top 50 RPI; $4,000 top 25 RPI; $1,000 average paid home attendance of 1,500
      • Other benefits: Car on loan; country club membership
  • San Diego State

    • Athletic Director

      Jim Sterk

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 30, 2020
      • Total pay: $295,000
      • Base salary: $225,000
      • Other compensation: $70,000
      • Bonuses: Maximum of bonuses is $50,000; $5,000 APR; $10,000 non-BCS bowl game; $15,000 BCS bowl game; $7,500 for men's or women's basketball NCAA Tournament appearance; $5,000 top 50 in athletic director's cup rankings; $10,000 to $20,000 in fundraising bonuses 9starting at raising more than $500,000 above that year's target)
      • Other benefits: Two cars; country club membership; season tickets for family for all sporting events (specific number of tickets not written in contract)
      • Note: Initial contract included a housing loan of $165,000 that Sterk was to pay off over seven years
    • Football coach

      Rocky Long

      • Term: 5-year deal through Jan. 31, 2018
      • Total pay: $800,000
      • Base salary: $210,000
      • Other compensation: $590,000
      • Bonuses: $75,000 MWC championship; $25,000 play in MWC championship game; $25,000 for TWO wins over Top 25 teams; $50,000-$75,000 for non-BCS bowl appearance; $200,000 BCS bowl game appearance; $400,000 national championship; $50,000 final top 15 ranking; $25,000 final top 25 ranking; $15,000 for annual APR over 950 or four-year average over 940; $15,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $25,000 national coach of the year
      • Other benefits: Car; country club membership
    • Men's basketball coach

      Steve Fisher

      • Term: Under contract through 2018
      • Total pay: $1,026,000
      • Base salary: $258,168
      • Other compensation: $767,832
      • Bonuses: $10,000 per NCAA Tournament win; $10,000 NIT Final Four appearance; $10,000 20-win season; $10,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $10,000 team GPA 2.8; $10,000 rolling APR average of 950
      • Other benefits: Two courtesy cars
    • Women's basketball coach

      Stacie Terry

      • Term: 5-year deal through April 30, 2018
      • Total pay: $212,508
      • Base salary: $212,508
      • Bonuses: $17,000 MWC championship or tournament championship; Up to $50,000 in NCAA bonuses (starting at $25,000 for NCAA appearance); $17,000 WNIT; $5,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $15,000 national coach of year; $10,000 GPA 2.8; $10,000 APR 4-year average 950; $10,000 20 wins
      • Other benefits: Car stipend of $341.67 per month.
      • Note: Contract includes the statement that $12,500 of the base salary is "for expenses related to child care assistant traveling with team." … Staff salary is stipulated in contract ($102,000 for assistant 1, $92,004 for assistant 2, $70,008 assistant 3, $70,008 director of operations, $33,302 video coordinator)
  • San Jose State

    • Athletic Director

      Gene Bleymaier

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 2017
      • Total pay: $322,092
      • Base salary: $220,092
      • Other compensation: $102,000
      • Bonuses: Up to $20,000 for top 100 finish in NACDA Director's Cup; one month's salary for a football, men's basketball or women's basketball MWC championship; $10,000 for all other sports MWC championship; $5,000 per second place finish in any sport; $2,500 per third place finish in any sport; $15,000 bowl game; $15,000 NCAA Tournament appearance plus $10,000 per win; $10,000 NIT appearance plus $5,000 per win; $10,000 top 25 final ranking in any sport; $5,000 top 26-50 ranking any sport; Conference commissioners cup standings between $12,500 (5th place) and $25,000 (1st place); BCS bowl game equals bonus of one month's salary and is not included in the $128,837 cap; APR bonuses up to $27,500; 0.2 percent of annual fundraising for facilities
    • Football coach

      Ron Caragher

      • Term: 5-year deal through December 2017
      • Total pay: $525,000
      • Base salary: $258,168
      • Non-university base salary/supplemental compensation: $266,832
      • Bonuses: $40,000 MWC title; $100,000 BCS bowl game; $10,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $40,000 eight or more wins; $10,000 non-BCS bowl game; $5,000 single year APR of 960 or higher
    • Men's basketball coach

      Dave Wojcik

      • Term: 5-year deal through March 2018
      • Total pay: $331,008
      • Base salary: $258,168
      • Other compensation: $72,840
      • Bonuses: $15,000 MWC championship; $15,000 MWC Tournament championship; $15,000 NCAA Tournament at large; $10,000 NIT; $5,000 CIT or CBI; $10,000 MWC Coach of the year; $15,000 if team wins 15 games or more; $5,000 team individual year APR of 945 or higher;
      • Note: Contract is automatically extended by one year if the team has a winning regular season record
    • Women's basketball coach

      Jamie Craighead

      • Term: 5-year deal through September 2018
      • Total pay: $186,000
      • Base salary: $180,000
      • Other compensation: $6,000
      • Bonuses: $15,000 MWC championship; $15,000 MWC Tournament championship; $15,000 NCAA Tournament at large; $5,000 WNIT; $10,000 MWC Coach of the year; $7,500 if team wins 15 games or more; $5,000 team individual year APR of 950 or higher
      • Note: Contract is automatically extended by one year if the team has a winning regular season record
  • UNLV

    • Athletic Director

      Tina Kunzer-Murphy

      *Contract was not provided to the Journal after written request

    • Football coach

      Tony Sanchez

      • Term: 4-year deal through Dec. 15, 2018
      • Total pay: $500,000
      • Base salary: $250,000
      • Other compensation: $250,000
      • Bonuses: $15,000 for ESPN or ESPN2 weekday games; $25,000 for ESPN or ESPN2 Saturday games; $10,000 "for every 5,000 season tickets sold above the preceding year's season ticket sales"; Up to $25,000 for APR (starting at $15,000 for a multi-year rate of 955; $5,000 for each Academic All-American; up to $10,000 for "hosting"; $100,000 for CFP appearance; $25,000 for playing in the Las Vegas Bowl; $20,000 for Poinsettia Bowl; $10,000 for any other bowl; MWC championship $25,000; $10,000 final Top 25 ranking; $10,000 MWC Coach of the Year; up to $30,000 for number of wins (starting at $10,000 for seven wins)
      • Other benefits: Two cars; A suite and four football season tickets; 18 other football tickets throughout the season; four men's basketball season tickets
      • Note: Only coach with different bonuses for different bowl games
    • Men's basketball coach

      Dave Rice

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 30, 2019
      • Total pay: $700,000
      • Base salary: $300,000
      • Other compensation: $400,000
      • Bonuses: $50,000 (one-time added to base salary, separate from other bonuses) MWC championship; $50,000 (one-time added to base salary, separate from other bonuses) for MWC Tournament championship or NCAA at-large bid; $10,000 MWC championship; $10,000 MWC Tournament championship; $25,000 NCAA Tournament appearance; $50,000 for each NCAA Tournament win; $10,000 MWC Coach of the Year
      • Other benefits: Two cars; country club membership; six football season tickets; up to 18 men' basketball tickets; six season tickets for all other sports; up to $15,000 for "hosting" activities
      • Note: The base salary can be increased by up to $100,000 based on various postseason success. Also, Rice was given a one-time "additional compensation" payment of $150,000.
    • Women's basketball coach

      Kathy Oliver

      *Contract was not provided to the Journal after written request

  • Utah State

    • Athletic Director

      John Hartwell

    • Football coach

      Matt Wells

      • UPDATE: Wells received a contract extension on Friday, July 10. Details were not released and the following information reflects his previous contract terms until new ones become available.
      • Term: 5-year deal through Dec. 31, 2018
      • Total pay: $650,000
      • Base salary: $357,500
      • Other compensation: $292,500
      • Bonuses: $25,000 MWC division championship; $50,000 MWC championship; $100,000 CFP; $50,000 winning a CFP game; $50,000 non-CFP bowl game; $10,000 for APR 960 or higher; $50,000 top 10 final ranking; $25,000 top 20 final ranking; $10,000 top 25 final ranking; $15,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $25,000 National Coach of the year; $5,000 rivalry wins over BYU or Utah; $200,000 appearing in national title game; $200,000 winning national title
      • Other benefits: Car or $6,000 annual car stipend; Country club membership; 12 football season tickets
      • Note: $5,000 rivalry wins over BYU or Utah; Written into contract is, "a minimum pool of $1.1 million" for coaching staff
    • Men's basketball coach

      Tim Duryea

      • Term: 5-year deal through 2020
      • Base salary: $375,000*
      • Bonuses: An agreement letter stated bonuses would include up to $100,000 per year
      • Other benefits: Car allowance of $600 per month; country club membership

      *Contract was not finalized or provided at time of records request. Terms listed are based on media reports.

    • Women's basketball coach

      Jerry Finkbeiner

      • Term: 5-year deal through May 30, 2017
      • Total pay: $150,000
      • Base salary: $150,000
      • Bonuses: One month's salary for NCAA or NIT tournament "and/or" MWC tournament championship; $6,000 for the Sweet 16, Elite Eight and Final Four or the NCAA Tournament; $3,000 NIT Final Four; $3,000 961 or better APR; $5,000 MWC Coach of the Year; $5,000 MWC regular season championship; $3,000 18 wins
      • Other benefits: $400 per month car stipend; country club membership; $100 per month cell phone stipend
      • Note: Has a clause in contract for his daughter, stating: "If coach's daughter, bethany, decides to attend Utah State University, USU will pay for 50 percent of the appropriate rate … for the courses being taken … for up to two years."
  • Wyoming

    • Athletic Director

      Tom Burman

      • Term: 5-year deal through June 30, 2018
      • Total pay: $236,004
      • Base salary: $200,004
      • Other compensation: $36,000
      • Bonuses: up to $30,000 for GPA of all student athletes (starting at $20,000 for 2.8); $2,000 per sport that reaches minimum NCAA benchmark for APR; $20,000 football bowl game; Final Top 25 ranking for football or men's basketball; $10,000 for men's basketball, women's basketball and volleyball NCAA Tournament appearance; $5,000 for any other men's or women's post season tournament invitation; $2,500 for any league top-4 finish for football, men's basketball, women's basketball, volleyball and women's soccer; up to $50,000 in ticket revenue bonuses, starting at $30,000 for athletics ticket sales reaching $3 million in an academic year
      • Other benefits: Car; Housing allowance $36,000 per year
    • Football coach

      Craig Bohl

      • Term: 5-year deal through Dec. 31, 2018
      • Total pay: $800,000
      • Base salary: $300,000
      • Other compensation: $500,000 (increases by $50,000 each year of contract)
      • Bonuses: $20,000 per MWC victory; $25,000 MWC championship or bowl game appearance; $25,000 top 25 finish in BCS standings; Up to $70,000 in season ticket sales bonus (starting at $20,000 for 5,000 season tickets sold); up to $50,000 for GPA (starting at $25,000 for 2.5)
      • Other benefits: car (for him and all assistants); country club membership; cell phone reimbursement (for him and all assistants); 12 football season tickets; four football season tickets for each assistant coach; $750 per month housing allowance; $23,000 in Nike Elite clothing to distribute to football staff members
    • Men's basketball coach

      Larry Shyatt

      • Term: 5-year deal through April 30, 2019
      • Total pay: $686,008
      • Base salary: $205,008
      • Other compensation: $481,000
      • Bonuses: $17,084 (one month base salary) for MWC championship or MWC tournament championship; $17,084 for NCAA Tournament (if not automatic bid); up to $100,000 for NCAA Tournament advancement; $8,542 (half one month's base salary) for NIT appearance; up to $40,000 for GPA (starting at $10,000 for 2.5)
      • Other benefits: car; $36,000 housing allowance; 12 season tickets for men's basketball; four season tickets for all other sports;
    • Women's basketball coach

      Joe Legerski

      • Term: 5-year deal through April 30, 2019
      • Total pay: $
      • Base salary: $188,004
      • Other compensation: $47,000
      • Bonuses: Up to $35,000 for season ticket sales (starting at $10,000 for 750 season tickets sold); $1 for every single game ticket purchased; $7,500 for GPA of 3.0; $10,000 NCAA Tournament; $2,500 each NCAA Tournament win; $5,000 WNOIT; $1,000 for each WNIT win.
      • Other benefits: Car; 12 season tickets for women's basketball, four season tickets for basketball and football; stipend for cell phone;
      • Note: $2,000 housing allowance;

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