Alabama men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson and six other UA coaches got raises Friday when the board of trustees’ compensation committee met, and new baseball coach Brad Bohannon’s contract was approved with a total compensation package of $425,000 per year.
Johnson’s compensation was raised to $2.9 million per year from the $2.8 million he signed for when he was hired in 2015. His contract was extended through 2023.
Johnson has gone 18-15 and 19-15 in his two seasons as head coach, finishing 10th in the SEC in his first season and tied for fifth last season. UA made it to the NIT in both seasons.
The Crimson Tide will enter the 2017-18 season with top-25 expectations after landing a signing class ranked in the top three nationally, with five incoming players who were all ranked among the nation’s top 100 prospects and rated as four- or five-star recruits. Collin Sexton, John Petty, Herb Jones, Alex Reese and Galin Smith make up the class.
New baseball coach Bohannon had his five-year contract approved with a base salary of $265,000, same as his predecessor, Greg Goff, who was fired after one year. Bohannon will receive a $160,000 talent fee in addition to his salary.
Men’s basketball associate head coach John Pelphrey, hired in 2016, received a salary bump of $75,000 to $425,000 per year and had his term extended through 2019. Basketball assistant Antoine Pettway got a raise from $210,000 to $275,000.
Women’s gymnastics head coach Dana Duckworth received a raise of $35,000 to increase her compensation to $205,000 per year and received an extension through 2021.
Men’s golf coach Jay Seawell had his compensation raised by $15,000 to $240,000 per year. His contract was extended through 2022.
Women’s golf coach Mic Potter will now make $215,000 in total compensation, up $10,000 from his previous salary, and saw his deal extended through 2021.
Men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach Dennis Pursley had his salary increased by $20,000 to $180,000. He received an extension through 2020.
Men’s and women’s track and field coach Dan Waters received an increase of $25,000 to $210,000 and had his contract extended through 2021.