Bret Arnold Bielema is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Coach Bret Bielema (Illinois) - Contract Details
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Additional compensation for media and promotion activities of $3,387,500 average/year; retention bonus of $300,000 in 2023 and additional $300,000 in 2025, retention bonuses also include "win bonuses"
Highest Possible Academic Bonus:
Greater of $3 million or 50% of then-applicable University liquidated damages
Before 11/2025-Greater of $3 million or sum of prorated comp + guaranteed portion of salary; 12/1/25 of later-prorated contract year 6 "total compensation"
One courtesy vehicle + one $8,000/year vehicle stipend; moving expenses up to $50,000 reimbursed; family membership at local country club; one suite for home football games; 2 VIP parking passes near stadium; 20 regular season tickets; 20 tickets for each away football game; 4 season tickets to basketball games, volleyball games, and 1 VIP parking pass for those games; spouse can travel with coach as needed;
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