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Matt Viator contract at Louisiana-Monroe

Matt Viator

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College: Louisiana-Monroe

Conference: Sun Belt

State: Louisiana

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $350,000
  • Total contract pay: $1,050,000
  • Contract length: 3 years
  • Start date: 2/1/2016
  • Expires: 12/31/2018


  • Retention bonus: a year will be added onto the contract after each winning season
  • Conference title bonus: $50,000
  • Car: $10,000 annually
  • Tickets: 12 football tickets and 4 tickets to other sports
  • Golf/country club: membership to Bayou Desiard Country Club

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: annual housing allowance of $40,000.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: Coach owes school equivalent of remaining months of base salary

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