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Bill Snyder contract at Kansas State

Bill Snyder

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College: Kansas State

Conference: Big 12

State: Kansas

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $3,150,000
  • Total contract pay: $14,750,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 2/1/2013
  • Expires: 1/31/2018*


  • Retention bonus: after he’s done coaching he becomes Special Assistant to the Athletic Director at $250,000 per year
  • National title bonus: $350,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $250,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $175,000
  • Conference title bonus: $50,000 for third place, $75,000 for second, $100,000 for first
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $30,000 for national coach of year;
  • National poll bonus: $100,000 if in top 10 of final poll; $50,000 for final top 20.
  • Car: one car, and $19,000 stipend
  • Tickets: catered suite including 12 tickets and 12 additional suite passes; 8 season football tickets; 8 men’s basketball and 4 women’s basketball tickets and tournament tickets.
  • Golf/country club: membership in Manhattan Country Club.
  • Private jet use: 10 hours of private jet use per year

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: family membership at KSU Rec Complex and Ahearn Natatorium; one “executive physical examination” per year at either Mayo Clinic or Scripps Health including travel.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: *contract has rollover clause that automatically extends it one year after each year, making it a continuous five-year contract

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