2012 Washington Huskies Football Coaching Staff Salaries Released

By Lars Hanson

If your a Huskies assistant coach you won’t need to expect a Mark Richt bonus gift anytime soon. Today Seattle Times Washington Huskies reporter Bob Condotta reported the Husky coaching staff salaries for 2012. After the recent swoom a coaching changes at Montlake the reported figures of defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi and offensive coordinator are now confirmed, among others.

Starting from the top with defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox who signed a three year contract. Wilcox will make $750,000 in 2012, $800,000 in 2013 and $850,000 in 2013. Former defensive coordinator Nick Holt was scheduled to make $650,000 in 2012 and will still receive his salary.

Elite recruiter and defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi, who arguably was the biggest hire for Washington, will make $350,000 per-year in his three year contract. He also has two $100,000 bonuses, one for signing and one he will receive if he stays at Washington all three years.

The reports of Lupoi making $500,000 per-year were inaccurate, but it is still possible depending on other bonuses not noted but likely included.  Those would include bowl games, recruiting bonuses and other smaller bonuses. As it stands now Lupoi can make $416,000 per-year.

Offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau will make $375,000 in 2012, $400,000 in 2013 and $425,000 in 2014 in his guaranteed three year contract. Wide receivers coach Jimmie Doughetry will make $190,000 up from $135,000 this season. Running backs coach Joel Thomas gets a raise from $165,000 to $190,000 in 2012 and $205,000 in 2013.

New linebackers coach Peter Simon, defensive backs coach Keith Heyward both received two-year guaranteed contracts. Simon will make $225,000 in 2012 and $250,000 in 2013. Heyward will make $150,000 in 2012 and $160,000 in 2013.

Special teams coach and recruiting coordinator Johnny Nansen received a raise as well with his new title. He will make $200,000 in 2012 and $225,000 in 2013. Nansen was scheduled to make $165,000 in 2012.

Washington’s assistant coaches combine to make just under three million at $2.73 million. That doesn’t include the $1.025 million Washington is paying to former coaches Jeff Mills, Nick Holt and Mike Cox. Steve Sarkisian is expected to make $2.4 million this season which would bring the total over six million for 2012.

The staff will make $2,895,000 in 2013.

A quick recap here is how the Huskies coaching staff will shape up in 2012:


Head coach: Steve Sarkisian ($2,400,000)

Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach: Eric Kiesau ($375,000)

Offensive line coach: Dan Cozzetto ($300,000)

Wide receiver coach: Jimmie Doughetry ($190,000)

Running backs coach: Joel Thomas ($190,000)

Special teams: Johnny Nansen ($200,000)


Defensive coordinator: Justin Wilcox ($750,000)

Defensive line coach: Tosh Lupoi ($350,000)

Linebackers coach: Peter Simon ($225,000)

Defensive backs coach: Keith Heyward ($150,000)

Strength and conditioning coodinator: Ivan Lewis

Here is the link to the release by Washington.

Other news and notes:

–QB Nick Montana has been granted his release and will transfer immediately. His likely destination is a junior college in California or Texas.

–Former safeties coach Jeff Mills has been hired by New Mexico to the same position. Holt and Cox remain as the only two who have not been hired.

–Psalm Wooching, a 3-star athlete according to ESPN has committed to Washington. That brings the class to 19 with wide receiver Jordan Payton visiting this weekend.

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