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Mark Whipple contract at UMass

Mark Whipple

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College: UMass

Conference: Independent

State: Massachusetts

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $450,000
  • Total contract pay: $2,250,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 1/14/2014
  • Last amended: 7/1/2016
  • Expires: 1/13/2019


  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $20,000 for each win over a Power 5 conference school or independent school; $10,000 for 6 wins; $15,000 for 7; $20,000 for 8; $25,000 for 9
  • Academic bonuses: $15,000 if graduation rate increases from previous year; $15,000 if APR is 940; $20,000 if 950; $25,000 if 960; $30,000 if 970; $35,000 if 980
  • Tickets: 16 football tickets

Other Perks

  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $500,000 if before 1/14/18; $250,000 if before 1/14/19.

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