Nearly a month removed from their first-ever appearance in the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, only to finish as National Runners-up to University of Virginia, their head coach will be getting paid as one of the highest in the nation.
Texas Tech University Head Coach Chris Beard has recently agreed to a multi-year extension to stay in Lubbock. According to Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, the contract is worth up to over $27 million through the 2024-25 season.
Texas Tech Coach Chris Beard has agreed to a new 6-year deal that will make him one of the highest-paid coaches in country, source told @Stadium. In excess of $4 million per year.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 29, 2019
Under Beard, Texas Tech is one year removed from a share of their first conference title since joining the Big 12 Conference back in 1996.
As last season’s Coach of the Year by the Associated Press and in the conference, Beard lead the Red Raiders to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen for the second straight year.