University of Alabama

Tide’s Kiffin gets hefty pay raise

In this Aug. 6 file photo, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin works with his players during practice in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama has doubled Kiffin's salary for this season. The university trustees' compensation committee approved Kiffin's new $1.4 million deal on Friday. It runs from July 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017.
In this Aug. 6 file photo, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin works with his players during practice in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama has doubled Kiffin's salary for this season. The university trustees' compensation committee approved Kiffin's new $1.4 million deal on Friday. It runs from July 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017. AL.com via AP

Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin was handed a significant pay raise, the University of Alabama announced Friday morning.

Kiffin, who is in his third year as offensive coordinator, will receive a pro-rated salary of $1.4 million between July 1, 2016 and Feb. 28, 2017, meaning his contract with the Crimson Tide will run out at the end of the season.

Alabama will also provide Kiffin with a family membership to NorthRiver Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa. Kiffin’s $1.4 million salary makes him Alabama’s highest-paid assistant, topping the $1 million the university paid defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt this summer.

After being fired as head coach at Southern California, Kiffin signed a three-year deal with Alabama in which he was paid $680,000 in his first two seasons and was scheduled to make $714,000 this year.

Alabama baseball coach’s salary released

First-year head baseball coach Greg Goff’s contract was also released Friday.

Goff, who was named head coach on June 17, will be paid $450,000 a year over the next five years. He will receive a base salary of $265,000 with a talent fee of $185,000 each year.

Goff will also receive performance bonuses in the deal. Winning the SEC regular-season title would net him the equivalent of one month of his salary. If he were to win the College World Series, Goff would be paid the equivalent of two months of his salary. He will also receive a $10,000 bonus for each year the baseball team achieves a graduation rate that equals or exceeds 85 percent.

Goff, 45, comes to the university after serving two years as head coach of Louisiana Tech. He is coming off a 42-20 record with Louisiana Tech last season. The Bulldogs earned a berth to the Starkville Regional this year, where they were eliminated by top seed Mississippi State.

Seven other coaches receive raises

Seven other Alabama coaches had their contracts approved on Friday.

▪ Track coach Dan Walters will receive $185,000 per year the next three years.

▪ Men’s golf coach Jay Seawell will be paid $230,000 per year the next five years along with membership to NorthRiver Yacht Club.

▪ Women’s golf coach Mic Potter will be paid $205,000 per year the next five years.

▪ Men’s tennis coach George Husack will be paid $125,000 per year the next two years.

▪ Women’s tennis coach Jenny Mainz will be paid $140,000 per year the next two years.

▪ Softball coach Pat Murphy will be paid $305,000 per year the next two seasons, $310,000 the following two seasons and $315,000 in the final year of his five-year contract.

▪ Rowing coach Lawrence Davis will be paid $90,000 per year the next two years.

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