Top 20 salaries in the UT athletics department

1. Derek Dooley, head football coach: $2,000,000

2. Cuonzo Martin, head basketball coach: $1,300,000

3. Dave Hart, athletic director: $750,000

4. Sal Sunseri, football defensive coordinator: $750,000

5. Jim Chaney, football offensive coordinator: $550,000

6. Holly Warlick, head women's basketball coach: $485,000

7. Dave Serrano, head baseball coach: $450,000

8. Joan Cronan, women's athletic director/senior adviser: $355,000

9. Pat Summitt, women's basketball head coach emeritus: $354,375

10. Charlie Coiner, football special teams/tight ends coach: $275,000

11. John Palermo, football defensive line coach: $275,000

12. Sam Pittman, football offensive line coach: $275,000

13. J.J. Clark, director of track and field: $240,299

14. Ron McKeefery, football strength and conditioning coach: $240,000

15. Kyra Elzy, assistant women's basketball coach: $225,000

16. Jay Graham, football running backs coach: $225,000

17. Darrin Hinshaw, football wide receivers coach: $225,000

18. Derrick Ansley, football cornerbacks coach: $200,000

19. Josh Conklin, football safeties coach: $200,000

20. Jon Gilbert, executive senior associate athletic director: $200,000

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Comments » 17

keepitreal4vols writes:

$400,000 to coach our Defensive backs....they better be TNT, dy no mite!!!!

Witch_Doctors writes:

Witch Doctor came in at 22 but they didnt publish that?? Witch Doctor say Kiffen pays under the table! haha
Bones never lie.

IndyVolFan writes:

in response to BodeaneVol:

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How much would it cost the rest of us to pay the trolls to go somewhere else (and take John Adams with you!). You guys all get together and provide the rest of us an itemized quotation and we'll decide which items to approve.

Meanwhile all trollish banter needs to go somewhere else until a final decision has been agreed to by a 2/3 majority of the fans on this site. Reports need to be notarized, produced in triplicate, and sent to all Vols fans on this site for approval.

trgclychip writes:

#13 is Way over paid. But then again, alot of them are.

volunteer89 writes:

in response to trgclychip:

#13 is Way over paid. But then again, alot of them are.

And what is the basis for this comment? Probably none. Like him or not, he is the head coach of men's and women's sports that produces Olympians. I am continually amazed at the ignorance and stupidity of the people that comment on this site!

SummittsCourt writes:

in response to BodeaneVol:

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The same as you probably make since you are an unemployed dweeb with nothing better to do than troll on sport sites from your momma's basement.

SummittsCourt writes:

in response to trgclychip:

#13 is Way over paid. But then again, alot of them are.

I'm sure you are too at McDonalds.

SevenT writes:

Tooley makes $2 M to come in dead last in the SEC. Does Forest Gump run UT?

ULTIMATEVOLUNTEER writes:

in response to BodeaneVol:

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There's a certain politician living on Pennsylvania Ave. that would pay them all the same whether they have a job or not. For the ones at the top of the list-tax them until they are all equal.

tovolny writes:

Holly Warlick's pay needs to be CLOSER to Martin's. Does anybody know how much the Kentucky women's basketball coach makes? Everybody (at all Universities) seems to be overpaid to me. BUT, IN ALL FAIRNESS, Holly should be paid more, in my opinion. Just like Dooley and Martin, she also represents the University of Tennessee constantly. She has to be on the job or on call 24 hours a day, just like the men coaches. Hey, the coach of the most successful athletic program on campus should at least be paid MMOORREE than the men's baseball coach. Right now, Holly has more pressure on her (or as much) than Dooley or Martin. LadyVol fans, please speak out if you agree with me.

UTistheOLEMISSoftheEAST writes:

Maybe more needs to be spent on tutors for the athletes. #107 out of 119 schools? Last in the SEC? Why is this not surprising?

http://cfn.scout.com/2/1196887.html

imw8n4u writes:

The #1 problem is that all this information is public. If it wasn't so easy for these agents to compare salaries, there wouldn't be this type of salary escalation. Everything about college athletics needs to be reset and they all need to take about a 50% cut across the board. We are talking about a bunch of people that are coaching a game here, and I can guarantee there's nothing magical going on that's worth this much money. There are high school staffs across the country coaching the exact same thing, and if you could blindly listen to just the sideline coaching, I'd bet you wouldn't be able to differentiate between what was HS and what was $5M worth of coaches.

Orangeblood13 writes:

in response to UTistheOLEMISSoftheEAST:

Maybe more needs to be spent on tutors for the athletes. #107 out of 119 schools? Last in the SEC? Why is this not surprising?

http://cfn.scout.com/2/1196887.html

careful folks, SPAM alert

BIVOLAR_BEARE writes:

in response to tovolny:

Holly Warlick's pay needs to be CLOSER to Martin's. Does anybody know how much the Kentucky women's basketball coach makes? Everybody (at all Universities) seems to be overpaid to me. BUT, IN ALL FAIRNESS, Holly should be paid more, in my opinion. Just like Dooley and Martin, she also represents the University of Tennessee constantly. She has to be on the job or on call 24 hours a day, just like the men coaches. Hey, the coach of the most successful athletic program on campus should at least be paid MMOORREE than the men's baseball coach. Right now, Holly has more pressure on her (or as much) than Dooley or Martin. LadyVol fans, please speak out if you agree with me.

Why?? UT gave her the opportunity to show what she could do..I don't see rewarding coaches before we see production..UT's women's BB may be the most important HC position in the nation..They don't owe her anything unless she wins a title immediately after taking over..Just sayin'

bbmon13#478091 writes:

#14 is wayyyyy overpaid considering what we're getting for the money.

PaulMorrow writes:

Holly Warlick makes more money than PAT SUMMITT-_-!?! I was SUPRISED to see that. Maybe because Holly is the Head Coach of the Lady Volunteers now. I was expecting to see Pat at the top like at #1, #2, or something like that. She was the Head Coach of the Lady Vols from 1974-2012, 38 YEARS!!!!

Henley-Street-Bridge writes:

I'm doing an article next on the top 40 salaries at the Knoxville News Sentinel and WNML; you have to do more since they make way, way less, but think they're more, more important.

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