Two days after scoring the most important win of his Michigan profession, head coach Jim Harbaugh determined to unfold the wealth throughout the Wolverines athletic division—actually.
With Michigan’s win over Ohio State clinching the Large Ten East title, Harbaugh secured himself a $500,000 bonus. Throughout his weekly radio present look on “Inside Michigan Soccer,” Harbaugh introduced he and his spouse, Sarah, can be distributing that money to Michigan athletic division staffers who had to take diminished wages in the course of the pandemic.
“Sarah and I had been speaking about it final evening and we determined any bonus money that I’m to obtain by way of this season can be redirected to reimburse U of M athletic division workers who’ve stayed whereas taking a voluntary or obligatory pay discount over the past 18 months in the course of the pandemic,” Harbaugh mentioned, per Michael Cohen of the Detroit Free Press.
Harbaugh, males’s basketball coach Juwan Howard and athletic director Warde Manuel all took 10% pay cuts for the 2021 fiscal yr, Cohen studies. Full-time staffers making $50,000 to $100,000 took 5% cuts, whereas these making $100,001 to $150,000 noticed their wages lower by 7.5%.
A Large Ten championship would web Harbaugh a bonus of $1 million, whereas a School Soccer Playoff berth would convey an extra $500,000. If Michigan wins the nationwide championship, one other $1 million bonus can be in retailer.
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