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College Coach Salaries

When We Pay Our Coaches the Most, Students Get the Wrong Message

Yasmin Bhatia | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports
Yasmin Bhatia

When a college president or medical school dean is the highest paid public employee, it sends a message to citizens that we want you and your children to become better thinkers or healthier people. When it is a football coach the message is: we want you to be entertained.

Exploitation in College Sports: It's Not Just Football and Basketball

David Berri | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
David Berri

The revenue per team in the NFL dwarfs what we see at the college ranks. And yet, the salaries of top coaches in both places are similar. How is this possible?