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Chris Creighton contract at Eastern Michigan

Chris Creighton

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College: Eastern Michigan

Conference: MAC

State: Michigan

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $425,000
  • Total contract pay: $2,550,000
  • Contract length: 6 years
  • Start date: 12/9/2013
  • Expires: 12/31/2019

Incentives

  • CFP semifinal win: $50,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $50,000
  • Conference title bonus: $20,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $10,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $5,000 for 7 wins; $7,500 for 8 wins; $10,000 for 9 wins; $15,000 for 10 wins; $20,000 for 11 wins; $25,000 for 12 wins;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $10,000 for conference coach of year; $25,000 for national coach of year.
  • Academic bonuses: $5,000 for APR of 950; $5,000 for team GPA of 3.0
  • Car: one car or $750 monthly stipend
  • Tickets: 20 season tickets for home and away games; 10 season tickets for basketball

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $15,000 if home attendance averages 10,000; $20,000 if attendance averages 15,000; cell-phone monthly stipend
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $800,000 if before 12/31/17; $400,000 afterward

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