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John Bonamego contract at Central Michigan

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College: Central Michigan

Conference: MAC

State: Michigan

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $505,000
  • Total contract pay: $2,530,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 2/8/2015
  • Expires: 12/31/2019

Incentives

  • Retention bonus: $25,000 on 2/15/16; $30,000 on 2/15/17; $50,000 on 2/15/18 and 2/15/19.
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $100,000
  • Conference title bonus: $15,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $10,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $10,000 for a win vs school from ACC, Big 10, Big 12, SEC or Pac 12; $6,000 for 7 wins; $7,500 for 8; $10,000 for 9; $12,500 for 10; $15,000 for 11; $25,000 for 12;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $15,000 for MAC coach of year.
  • National poll bonus: $10,000 if in final top 25.
  • Academic bonuses: $2,500 if APR is over 950; $7,500 if over 965; $3,000 if team GPA is 2.7-2.79; $5,000 if team GPA 2.8-2.89; $7,500 if team GPA 2.9-2.99; $15,000 if team GPA is over 3.0
  • Car: university provides courtesy car
  • Tickets: 10 suite tickets and food and beverage package for each home game; 10 football season tickets; 4 season tickets to other sports.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $5,000 if average football attendance exceeds 20,000; $7,500 if greater than 25,000; $75 monthly cell phone allowance.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $575,000 before last game of 2017 season; $400,000 before 2018 last game; $200,000 before 2019 last game.

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