David Boren: OU coaches' raises reflection of marketplace

JAMES S. TYREE Published: June 25, 2009
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The following is a list of 2009-10 base salaries and additional compensation, not including performance-based bonuses, for OU coaches in some sports.

Football contracts are from June 1 through May 31, 2010; the other raises take effect July 1.

Football
→Bob Stoops, head coach, $3,675,000, up from $2,925,000

→Cale Gundy, assistant coach, $235,000 up from $220,000.

→Josh Heupel, assistant coach, $200,000 up from $156,000.

→Jay Norvell, assistant coach, $235,000 up from $210,000.

→James Patton, assistant coach, $235,000 up from $210,000.

→Jackie Shipp, assistant coach, $240,000 up from $225,000.

→Brent Venables, defensive coordinator, $395,000 up from $345,000.

→Chris Wilson, assistant coach, $195,000 up from $185,000.

→Kevin Wilson, offensive coordinator, $385,000 up from $285,000.

→Bobby Jack Wright, assistant coach, $255,000 up from $245,000.

Men’s basketball
→Jeff Capel, head coach, $1.5 million up from $1.05 million.

→Benjamin Betts, assistant coach, $153,000 up from $141,000.

→Mark Cline, assistant coach, $168,000 up from $156,000.

→Oronde Taliaferro, assistant coach, $186,000 up from $174,000.

Women’s basketball
→Sherri Coale, head coach, $900,000 up from $840,000.

→Stacy Hansmeyer, assistant coach, $92,000 up from $86,500.

→Jan Ross, assistant coach, $158,000 up from $147,600.

→Chad Thrailkill, assistant coach, $109,000 up from $101,800.

Softball
→Patty Gasso, head coach, base salary of $133,000, up from $124,400; additional income not listed.

Baseball
→Sunny Golloway, head coach, $201,000 up from $187,800.

Strength and conditioning
→Jerry Schmidt, $244,000 up from $232,000.