Nick Saban was named Head Football Coach at the University of Alabama in 2007. Saban came to Alabama after serving two seasons at the helm of the Miami Dolphins. Prior to this Saban acted as Head Coach at Louisiana State University for five seasons. Saban served as Head Coach at Michigan State for five seasons. Before Michigan State, Saban spent four seasons as Defensive Coordinator with the Cleveland Browns.
Coach Nick Saban - Contract Details
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*Year Completion Benefit: $700,000 (avg.) each year; Talent fee: $6,480,000 each year; Contract Extension Signing Incentive: $4,000,000.
Highest Possible Academic Bonus:
The Employee has to give 5 days' prior written notice of the effective date of termination+For a periof of 1 year after the Coach's termination of employment, he shall not recruit or contact any high school junior or senior or rising junior college athlete that has been contacted or recruited by the University+The recruiting clause shall survive the termination of the Employment Agreement*
Group Life Insurance+Long term disability benefits+Individual mediacl coverage+2 automobiles+15 seat skybox loacted in the North end zone of Bryant Denny stadium+7 stand up tickets associated with skybox+12 tickets per home football game for general admission at Bryant Denny stadium+Membership at golf or country club+Personal 25 hours flight time+Life insurance policy equal to $6,000,000
* For each Contract year in which eligibilty for the Contract Year Completion Benefit is acheived by the Employee, the University shall pay $100,000 to Nick's Kids or any such other charitable organisation as the Employee may designate after conferring with the University.
On or before February 1st of each year or by such other date established by the President, Employee shall submit to the President for approval through the Director of Athletics a written request to receive during the calender year athletically related income and benefits from sources outside the University which lists the sources and estimated income amouts and shall prepare and deliver accurate, detailed written statement of all athletically related income and benefits recieved by the Coach from sources outside the University during the prior calender year (2)*The clauses mentioned in the buy out provision
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