Clemson football coaches compensation for 2010
Statement from Clemson Athletic Director Terry Don Phillips
“We were pleased with the performance of the Clemson football program under Dabo Swinney this past season and feel the new salaries reflect these accomplishments, and give our program the opportunity to reach higher goals in the future. We won the ACC Atlantic Division Championship for the first time, finished in the top 25 of the Associated Press Poll, and the program is in good shape in all other phases, most importantly, academics.
“During the offseason a number of our coaches were pursued by prominent programs in other conferences. We feel it is important to have continuity within the staff. When Clemson won three straight ACC Championships from 1986-88, we had the same coaching staff all three years. When Florida State was among the top programs in the nation in the 1990s, it had consistency within its staff.
“The overall compensation for our coaching staff is well within the upper tier in the ACC.”
Statement from Head Coach Dabo Swinney on today’s release of staff contract terms.
“I am very appreciative of the support we have received from our administration. We have created an environment where we can attract outstanding coaches to Clemson University and keep them here. It is important in our ability to remain competitive and challenge for championships as we go forward. These contracts give our staff security."
Below is a chart that gives the new salaries and length of contracts for Clemson’s football full time coaching staff. These figures were approved by the Clemson Board of Trustees Compensation Committee on Monday.
Coach 2009 2010 Term Base Salary Supplemental Total Annual
Swinney,William C 850,000 1,750,000 5 years 245,000 1,505,000 1,750,000
Head Football Coach
Steele,Robert K 375,000 575,000 4 years 245,000 330,000 575,000
Defensive FB Coordinator
Harbison,Charles 250,000 325,000 2 years 245,000 80,000 325,000
Co-Def FB Coordinator
Napier,William H 200,000 275,000 2 years 245,000 30,000 275,000
Brooks,Bobby Dan 160,000 210,000 2 years 210,000 210,000
Scott,Harvey B 205,000 220,000 2 years 220,000 220,000
Pearman Jr,Daniel L 190,000 210,000 2 years 210,000 210,000
Powell,Marshall A 160,000 180,000 2 years 180,000 180,000
Rumph,Christopher M. 160,000 180,000 2 years 180,000 180,000
Scott,Jeffrey B 110,000 130,000 2 years 130,000 130,000