Coach Drew's Blog – April 2009 Archive (6)

Missy Tiber tabbed as new Saluki women’s basketball coach

Coach Tiber, formerly of DII Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee signed a deal with Southern Illinois University worth $100,000 annually. Her predecessor, Dana Eikenberg was making $125,000.


Added by Coach Drew on April 24, 2009 at 10:53am — No Comments

Isiah Thomas Salary and Contract Terms

"Floirda International coach Isiah Thomas will earn $1.29 million in base salary and scheduled bonuses from FIU if he stays for five seasons, plus he'll be eligible for incentives and any state-approved raises.

As a bonus, Thomas will receive nearly half of any gross revenues from ticket sales and commissions collected on food and beverage concessions and sponsorships -- excluding the existing naming rights deal with U.S. Century Bank. In all three cases, FIU will keep the first… Continue

Added by Coach Drew on April 24, 2009 at 7:47am — No Comments

FBI investigating extortion attempt against basketball coach Pitino


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A lawyer for the estranged wife of Louisville's equipment manager has been contacted by the FBI regarding extortion allegations levelled by coach Rick Pitino.

Lawyer Thomas Clay says he spoke with the FBI about the matter last week but had no further comment. He represents Karen Sypher, the wife of longtime equipment manager Tim Sypher. Clay… Continue

Added by Coach Drew on April 19, 2009 at 7:07pm — No Comments

College Coaches Salary Article

Article written in the skewed perception of a delusional professor who thinks thousands of people would pay money to watch him lecture on emeritus languages......whatever that might be. The fact of the matter is sports bring in alumni donations. Right or wrong it is a reality.

College coaches are the CEOs of academia

Added by Coach Drew on April 19, 2009 at 7:04pm — No Comments

NCAA Division I Coaching Changes

D1 Coaching Changes as reported by ESPN

Added by Coach Drew on April 13, 2009 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Xavier's Sean Miller to Arizona :: Contracts

In a news release, the university said terms of the contract would be available at Tuesday's news conference. It is believed the school was offering at least $2 million per year and may have sweetened the proposal to seal the deal. Its announcement made clear that the money would come from "athletic department-generated revenue" and not from taxpayers or the school's general fund.

Miller signed a 10-year contract extension with Xavier after the team went 30-7 and reached the regional… Continue

Added by Coach Drew on April 7, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

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