Where UW football ranks among assistant coaches salaries

The USA Today does a great job of creating data bases to compare a lot of financial numbers in college athletics.

Its latest was listing assistant coaches salaries, and what schools spend on assistant salaries, among the Football Bowl Subdivision.

Here is the link to the entire data base:


As for Wyoming, it spent $1,224,315 on salaries forĀ its assistant coaches. The two highest paid coaches are the coordinators — Steve Stanard on defense ($203,375) and Brent Vigen on offense ($203,275).

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Salaries for college assistant football coaches

USA Today came out with a data base of assistant coaches salaries at the Football Bowl Subdivision level for the 2013 season.

Here is the link:


It’s interesting to look at this and see Wyoming ranked last among Mountain West schools in total money paid to assistants at $925,044 for this past season. That figure will go up to $1,085,000 next season as UW added $160,000 to the assistant coaching pool for newly hired coach Craig Bohl.

However, UW athletics director Tom Burman said Sunday UW wasn’t the lowest in the league because it depends on what schools count as part of their assistant coaching staff. Some can include a director of operations, recruiting coordinator and a video director. This data base does not, at least not all of them.

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