Ohio State athletics has found its fair share of success this past year.
At the end of the winter sports season, the Buckeyes find themselves at the top of the LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup standings, which tracks the success of athletic department based on the performance of each individual sport.
Ohio State is in first place, nearly 100 points ahead of second-place Texas after the women’s hockey team finished its season in the Frozen Four championship, the wrestling team finished in fourth at the NCAA Championships and top-10 finishes from fencing, women’s basketball and women’s swim and dive.
With the amount of success Ohio State athletics has had, how much money has the program’s head coaches made?
In the past fiscal year, the Buckeyes have spent over $19 million on its head sports coaches, including $8 million on football coach Ryan Day, $3.1 million on men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann and $1.1 million on women’s basketball coach Kevin McGuff.
According to Ohio State University’s human resources department, the total amount reflects paid earnings including regular, overtime, bonus and other components of the employee’s pay.
For Ohio State baseball, former head coach Greg Beals was released of the final year of his contact in May before hiring former TCU assistant coach Bill Mosiello in June.
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