Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook makes $675,000 salary after latest raise, extension | Volleyball | omaha.com.
The Huskers’ final large source of income came from royalties, licensing, advertisements and sponsorships to the tune of $646,576. Overall, Nebraska pulled in $4.21 million in revenue from its volleyball program.
Cook is probably the highest paid volleyball coach in the country. Penn State coach Russ Rose may be the only coach who could expect a salary similar to Cook’s, based on experience and success. Rose has been the school’s head coach for 38 years and has won a record seven NCAA titles and 16 Big Ten championships.
$5 million this year
|School||Coach Name||Salary (total)|
|Ohio State||Geoff Carlston||300,837.24|
|Penn State||Russ Rose|
John Cook, who won his fourth national championship with NU last season, now has a deal that runs through the 2022 season. His new base salary is $675,000 . Cook signed the contract June 3. Cook previously made $600,000 .
Nebraska football in fiscal 2019 accounted for $96.1 million in revenue, or nearly 71% of NU’s $136.2 million in revenue. The football program generated nearly $60 million in profit, more than covering the expenses of the rest of the department.
Nebraska football in 2019 recorded $30.2 million in ticket revenue and $5.4 million in concessions and merchandise.
When we look at all college sports , we see that only three men’s sports — football , men’s basketball, and baseball — report larger revenues than women’s softball. In women’s basketball, revenues grew 158.3 percent. But in women’s softball, total reported revenues grew by 217.4 percent.
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