Chris Klieman was formerly North Dakota State's Head Football Coach in 2014. Klieman went to NDSU following a nine-year stay at Northern Iowa where he was the Defensive Coordinator, Co-Defensive Coordinator and Secondary Coach from 2006-10. Previously, he was the Head Coach at Loras College following his playing career; Klieman was an Assistant Coach for the Panthers from 1991-93.
Coach Chris Klieman (Kansas State) - Contract Details
Average Annual Salary:
$3,487,125 (13% pay reduction during 2021 FY)
Length of Contract:
Highest Possible Performance Bonus:
Highest Possible Academic Bonus:
If before 1/1/21-$3 million; If before 1/1/22-$2 million; If before 1/1/23-$1.5 million; 12/31/23-$1 million.
If before 1/1/21-$6 million; If before 1/1/22-$4 million; If before 1/1/23-$3 million; 12/31/23-$2 million
- Vehicle stipend of $15,000/year with $4,000/year stipend for insurance;
- Suite at stadium for football games;
- 8 season football tickets;
- country club membership;
- 6 men's basketball tickets in reserved seats;
- 6 women's basketball tickets in reserved seats;
- spousal travel for business or away games
$150,000 to North Dakota State for prior employment.
Coaching ContractView Chris Klieman (Kansas State)
Contract:Final - Klieman, Chris 2018-2024 Employment Agreement-Final-Signed
Amendment:Klieman, Chris 2019-2026 Employment Agreement--1st Amendment (signed 09-28-2020)
Addendum:Klieman,Chris--COVID-19 salary reduction addendum - signed