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Charlie Strong contract at South Florida

Charlie Strong

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College: South Florida

Conference: American Athletic

State: Florida

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $1,000,000
  • Total contract pay: $9,800,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 12/9/2016
  • Expires: 12/31/2021

Incentives

  • CFP semifinal win: $100,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $50,000
  • Conference title bonus: $10,000 for appearing and $50,000 for winning
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $25,000 for 12 wins, $20,000 for 11, $15,000 for 10, $10,000 for 9, $5,000 for 8; $10,000 for win over top 25 team; $25,000 for win over top 10 team;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $25,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year;
  • National poll bonus: $50,000 for top 10 poll finish, $25,000 for top 15, $15,000 for top 25.
  • Academic bonuses: $15,000 for APR of 950; $25,000 for APR of 975; $10,000 for GPA of 3.0; $20,000 for GPA of 3.25; $30,000 for GPA of 3.5.
  • Car: one courtesy car or $800 monthly stipend
  • Tickets: one suite and six tickets for each football game; four season tickets for men’s and women’s basketball games
  • Golf/country club: country club membership

Other Perks

  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $2,500,000 in 2017; $2,000,000 in 2018 or 2019; $1,700,000 thereafter

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