Pinkel gets big raise, contract extension at Mizzou

Pinkel gets big raise, contract extension at Mizzou

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BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 31: Head coach Gary Pinkel of the Missouri Tigers leads his team against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 31, 2009 in Boulder, Colorado. Missouri defeated Colorado 36-17. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)



Posted on March 6, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Updated Thursday, Mar 6 at 1:27 PM

Do you think Gary Pinkel's $3.1m salary is money well spent?

(KMOV / AP) — Missouri football Coach Gary Pinkel has signed a new contract that boosts his annual salary above $3 million and extends his previous deal by three years.

The new deal increases his guaranteed salary from $2.8 million to $3.1 million and boosts the total salary of his assistant coaches by another $540,000, to $3.2 million. That includes $50,000 raises both offensive coordinator Josh Henson and defensive coordinator Dave Steckel.

The 61-year-old Pinkel has a career record of 102-63 in 13 seasons at Missouri. He surpassed Don Faurot last season as the school's winningest coach. The Tigers finished 12-2 and won the SEC's Eastern Division title in their second year in the league.

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According to the Mizzou Athletic Department, this is how Pinkel’s salary breaks down:
Base salary: $350,000 (unchanged)
Apparel: $617,500 (previously $467,000)

Radio: $617,500 (previously $467,000)
TV: $617,500 (previously $467,000)

Booster: $617,500 (previously $467,000)
Camp: $280,000 (unchanged)

Total Guaranteed: $3.1m (previously $2.8m)

Pinkel has the opportunity to dramatically increase his annual compensation with a long list of contract incentives:
Academic/Social-core: $250,000
Academic/Social-aspirational: $100,000

SEC Div (not in game): $50,000
SEC Div (in game): $100,000
SEC Conference Champ: $200,000

Non BCS/Playoff Bowl: $100,000
Tier 2 Bowl: $150,000
BCS Playoff Bowl: $200,000
National Championship Game: $400,000
Win National Championship: $450,000

9 Wins: $50,000
10 Wins: $100,000
11 Wins: $150,000
12 Wins: $200,000
13 Wins: $250,000
14 Wins: $400,000

$15m in ticket receipts: $150,000
>$15.5m in ticket receipts: 1.00%

SEC Coach of the Year: $50,000
National Coach of the Year: $100,000

Top 25 BCS Finish: $50,000
Top 10 BCS Finish: $100,000

Total Maximum Incentives: $1,825,000



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