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Paul Haynes contract at Kent State

Paul Haynes

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College: Kent State

Conference: MAC

State: Ohio

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $405,912
  • Total contract pay: $1,920,912
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 12/18/2012
  • Last amended: 12/1/2014
  • Expires: 6/30/2018


  • National title bonus: $75,000 for qualifying OR $100,000 for winning
  • CFP semifinal win: $50,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $25,000
  • Conference title bonus: $10,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $5,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $1,000 for each D-IA win after sixth; $10,000 if more than 60% roster is from Ohio; also has potential for $5,000 in ticket sale bonuses
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $5,000 for MAC Coach of year;
  • Academic bonuses: $1,000 for team GPA over 2.5; $2,000 more for GPA over 2.75; $5,000 more for GPA over 3.00.
  • Car: University provides a car

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: an extra seat on team charter to away games.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $430,080

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