Kansas Jayhawks’ Schneider gets 4-twelvemonth contract extension

After the best season of his tenure at Kansas, the Jayhawk head coach was given a new contract by Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff.

One of the biggest questions surrounding the Kansas Jayhawks Women’s basketball plan earlier this season had to do with their caput coach: Could Coach Brandon Schneider practice enough in the final season of his contract to warrant a new one for next season?

The answer was a resounding yes, with the team catastrophe the season with a 20-8 overall record, including 11-7 in the Large 12, and Schneider being recognized as the Large 12 Coach of the Year past his peers. They are the #five seed in the Big 12 Tournament that starts Thursday, and are considered a lock to be selected for the NCAA Tournament on Sunday evening.

And now, the Kansas coach inked a new iv-year contract on Midweek that will keep him in Lawrence through the 2025-26 season. Details of that contract include a base of operations bacon of $400,000 per year, with an boosted $140,000 per year for other non-coaching obligations. Bonus opportunities include $50,000 for each twelvemonth that the Jayhawks are selected for the NCAA Tournament.

Both Schneider and Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff addressed the media on Midweek. Here are some takeaways from their articulation printing conference:

Feb 11, 2017; Austin, TX, USA; Kansas Jayhawks head coach Brandon Schneider on the sidelines against the University of Texas Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimately, Kansas fans that are wondering what to think almost this program should be encouraged by the news.

In his argument included in the press release announcing the new contract, Schneider acknowledged that “it has been a process getting to the point where we are, just building things the correct mode doesn’t always happen every bit speedily equally you lot would like. We tried to stay the course and stay true to the values and pillars of our program, knowing that i day nosotros would build something that could be very sustainable.”

With this new contract and the additional back up from the athletic department, that procedure can continue. And hopefully information technology won’t be long before fans come across this program reach that next level.

Source: https://www.si.com/college/kansas/basketball/brandon-schneider-4-year-contract-20220309