College Football

2017-18 Iowa football assistant coach salaries

(from left) Quarterbacks coach Ken O'Keefe, offensive coordinator and running backs coach Brian Ferentz and tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Levar Woods watch the offense practice during Kids Day at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
(from left) Quarterbacks coach Ken O'Keefe, offensive coordinator and running backs coach Brian Ferentz and tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Levar Woods watch the offense practice during Kids Day at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
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Brian Ferentz is making $625,000 in his first year as Iowa offensive coordinator, equal to the 2016-17 salary of former offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Greg Davis. Defensive coordinator Phil Parker and strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle are Iowa’s highest-paid assistants in 2017-18.

Here’s a breakdown of Iowa football assistant coach salaries, via contracts obtained by The Gazette with a Freedom of Information Act request.

Chris Doyle

 

Position: Strength and conditioning coach

2017-18 salary: $675,000

2016-17 salary: $625,000

 

Phil Parker

 

Position: Defensive coordinator

2017-18 salary: $675,000

2016-17 salary: $625,000

 

Brian Ferentz

 

Position: Offensive coordinator

2017-18 salary: $625,000

2016-17 salary (as offensive line coach): $425,000

 

Ken O’Keefe

 

Position: Quarterbacks coach

2017-18 salary: $540,000

2016-17 salary: (Not on staff)

 

Reese Morgan

 

Position: Defensive line coach

2017-18 salary: $460,000

2016-17 salary: $425,000

 

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Seth Wallace

 

Position: Linebackers coach

2017-18 salary: $400,000

2016-17 salary: $340,000

 

Tim Polasek

 

Position: Offensive line coach

2017-18 salary: $335,000

2016-17 salary: (Not on staff)

 

LeVar Woods

 

Position: Tight ends/special teams coach

2017-18 salary: $330,000

2016-17 salary: $315,000

 

Kelton Copeland

 

Position: Wide receivers coach

2017-18 salary: $225,000

2016-17 salary: (Not on staff; former WR coach Bobby Kennedy made $340,000)

 

Kelvin Bell

 

Position: Recruiting coordinator/Defensive line assistant

2017-18 salary: $270,000

2016-17 salary: $200,000

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