University of Wisconsin football team spending on assistant coaches could be similar to last season.
Badgers defensive coordinator Mike Tressel will make $750,000 this year and $800,000 in 2024; Offense coach Jack Bicknell Jr. will make $550,000 this season and $650,000 next season; and wide receiver coach and assistant head coach Mike Brown will receive $550,000.
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The trainers’ contracts were turned over to BadgerExtra as part of Open Records requests on Thursday. UW’s archives office has yet to sign deals for offensive coordinator Phil Longo and tight ends coach Nate Letton. Letton replaced Gino Guidugli last month after Guidugli was hired as quarterbacks coach at Notre Dame. Guidugli was expected to earn $600,000 at UW, according to a signed deal also handed over on Thursday.
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Salaries for the eight assistants whose contracts were split total $3.825 million. Last season’s assistant pool was just under $5.5 million.
All assistant coach contracts handed over so far were fully guaranteed until March 31, 2025 and included car allowances and relocation grants. Tressel and Brown’s salaries are considered $500,000 when post-season bonuses are split.
UW is scheduled to pay Fickell $2.5 million by the end of March, when the first full year of his contract begins. He will earn $7.5 million for the period April 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024, and the salary will increase by $100,000 per year thereafter.