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Kansas Athletics: Coaches and administrators contracts and salaries

KUsports.com and the Lawrence Journal-World requested all of the contracts handed out to employees of Kansas Athletics before Sheahon Zenger was named athletic director in January of 2011. In the review, KUsports.com found that many coaches received extensions shortly before Zenger took over, meaning he had little choice but to keep them — or pay expensive, and in some cases very expensive, buyouts. Below are the coaches, their hire dates, their current salaries and their contracts, when they exist.

Head Coaches

Thirteen head coaches have contracts with Kansas Athletics.

Ray Bechard

  • Head Volleyball Coach
  • Hired: 1997 - December 31, 2012
  • Salary: $113,000

Contract

Clark Campbell

  • Head Swimming and Diving Coach
  • Hired: 2001 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $80,000

Contract

Rob Catloth

  • Head Rowing Coach
  • Hired: 1985 - June 30, 2012
  • Salary: $73,000

2008 Contract

2011 Contract

Mark Francis

  • Head Soccer Coach
  • Hired: 1999 - December 31, 2014
  • Salary: $136,000

Contract

Charlie Weis

  • Head Football Coach
  • Hired: December 9, 2011 - December 31, 2016
  • Salary: $2.5 million

Contract

Kit Grove

  • Head Men's Golf Coach
  • Hired: 2007 - June 30, 2012
  • Salary: $75,000

2010 Contract

2011 Contract

Amy Hall-Holt

  • Head Tennis Coach
  • Hired: 2003 - June 30, 2012
  • Salary: $67,000

Contract

Bonnie Henrickson

  • Head Women's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: March 2004 - March 31, 2014
  • Salary: $401,797

Contract

Erin O'Neil

  • Head Women's Golf Coach
  • Hired: 2004 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $75,000

Contract

Ritch Price

  • Head Baseball Coach
  • Hired: July 2002 - June 30, 2014
  • Salary: $215,000

Contract

Contract Amendment

Stanley Redwine

  • Head Track and Field Coach
  • Hired: 2000 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $135,000

Contract

Bill Self

  • Head Men's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: April 2003 - March 1, 2018
  • Salary: $3 million

Contract

Megan Smith

  • Head Softball Coach
  • Hired: June 2009 - June 2016
  • Salary: $90,000

Contract

(signed extension July 2011)

Assistant Coaches

The following are assistant coaches with Kansas Athletics.

David Beaty

  • Assistant Football Coach
  • Hired: January 2010 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $250,000

Contract

Joe Dooley

  • Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: 2003
  • Salary: $234,000

A'Quonesia Franklin

  • Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: April 2011 - May 2011
  • Salary: $110,000

Danny Manning

  • Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: 2003
  • Salary: $234,000

Contract

Reggie Mitchell

  • Assistant Football Coach
  • Hired: 2010 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $240,000

Contract

Chester Nichols

  • Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: April 2010 - April 13, 2011
  • Salary: $120,000

Kurtis Townsend

  • Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: 2004
  • Salary: $234,000

Tory Verdi

  • Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
  • Hired: April 2010 - March 31, 2012
  • Salary: $165,000

Buddy Wyatt

  • Assistant Football Coach
  • Hired: January 2010 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $215,000

Contract

Administrators

The following are administrators with Kansas Athletics.

Paul Buskirk

  • Associate Athletics Director/Student Support
  • Hired: 1987
  • Salary: $150,000

Nicole Corcoran

  • Director of Operations
  • Hired: February 2009
  • Salary: $110,000

John Hadl

  • Associate A.D. - Major Gifts
  • Hired: 1992
  • Salary: $212,000

Chris Howard

  • Associate Athletics Director
  • Hired: April 2007
  • Salary: $130,000

Andrea Hudy

  • Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Performance
  • Hired: September 2004
  • Salary: $125,000

Larry Keating

  • Special Assistant to the Athletics Director
  • Hired: August 2003
  • Salary: $215,000

Sean Lester

  • Senior Associate Athletics Director
  • Hired: September 2003 - January 2012
  • Salary: $200,000

Jim Marchiony

  • Associate AD - Communications/Media Relations
  • Hired: 2003
  • Salary: $195,000

Ron Olin

  • Director of Security
  • Hired: September 1, 2010
  • Salary: $115,000

Debbie Van Saun

  • Senior Associate AD/Senior Woman Administrator
  • Hired: August 2007
  • Salary: $180,000

Gale Sayers

  • Director of Fundraising for Special Projects
  • Hired: October 2009 - June 30, 2013
  • Salary: $150,000

Contract

Lori Williams

  • Associate Athletics Director, Risk Management
  • Hired: September 2009
  • Salary: $140,000

Sheahon Zenger

  • Athletics Director
  • Hired: February 2011
  • Salary: $600,000

Employment Agreement

2013 Amendment