WSU Football Coach gets a raise and contract extension

Washington State University’s head football coach has received a raise and a contract extension.  WSU announced the new deal Monday night which is good through the 2022 season.  Leach will make 3.5 million dollars next year, 3.75 million in 2019 and 4 million dollars in 2020.  After 2020 he is set to receive a one-time retention bonus of 750,000 dollars.  The deal also provides an increase in the assistant coaches’ salary pool worth 400,000 dollars starting next year.  The statement from WSU includes recognition from both president Kirk Schulz and Leach for a new indoor practice facility.  Leach led the Cougars to a record 3rd straight bowl appearance this year.

 

Mike Leach