Michigan State soccer offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic has a brand new contract that makes him among the many highest paid assistant coaches with out an offensive or defensive coordinator title in faculty soccer.
Kapilovic signed a brand new two-year contract that can pay him $1 million yearly, along with bonuses, in keeping with paperwork offered to the Free Press by the college. He signed the deal Dec. 29, the day earlier than MSU’s Peach Bowl victory over Pitt, and it was permitted by athletic director Alan Haller on Jan. 10.
Barring different reworked contracts, that might make Kapilovic the Spartans’ highest-paid assistant, in addition to one of many best-compensated non-coordinators within the nation, in keeping with USA At this time’s 2021 assistant coach wage database.
Ohio State defensive position assistant and affiliate head coach Larry Johnson made $1.133 million in whole pay, and Texas particular groups coordinator/assistant head coach Jeff Banks made $1 million, in keeping with the database. Kapilovic additionally has the title of run sport coordinator below offensive coordinator Jay Johnson, and MSU coach Mel Tucker added an assistant head coach title for Kapilovic in January 2021.
Johnson’s unique three-year contract for $975,000 yearly runs via March 31, 2023. He took a pandemic discount, to $906,750, from Sept. 1, 2020-Aug. 31, 2021. Defensive coordinator Scottie Hazelton’s unique three-year contract for $950,000 yearly runs via March 31, 2023. He took a pandemic discount to $883,500.
Their contracts, and different assistants’ offers, could possibly be restructured after Tucker obtained $1.5 million extra for his teaching wage pool — now at $7.5 million per yr — as a part of the brand new 10-year, $95-million contract he signed in November.
Kapilovic’s new deal took impact Jan. 1 and runs via March 31, 2024. His unique contract for $700,000 a yr was set to run out March 31.
Tucker’s two latest assistants — cross rush specialist Brandon Jordan and working backs coach Effrem Reed — additionally agreed to two-year contracts earlier this month.
Jordan was employed for $225,000 a yr, starting Jan. 17 and working via March 31, 2024. He additionally receives a contingency bonus for retention yearly equal to at least one month’s base wage, together with customary bonuses for postseason recognition and honors per the athletic division’s coverage. Jordan signed the contract Jan. 13.
Reed, who served as an offensive analyst and labored with William Peagler with MSU’s working backs for 2 seasons, initially agreed to develop into working backs coach at Georgia Southern on Dec. 7. When Peagler left to develop into Florida’s tight ends coach after the Peach Bowl, Reed shortly returned to fill his spot on the Spartans’ workers.
The 29-year-old Reed will make $200,000 yearly via March 31, 2024. Like Jordan, Reed additionally will get an annual retention bonus equal to at least one month’s base wage. The deal was signed Jan. 12 however is retroactive to Jan. 1.
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