REPORT: Head Coaches In The Alliance Of American Football Earn $500,000

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Head coaches in the Alliance of American Football are making a decent amount of money.

According to FootballScoop Wednesday, head coaches in the eight-team league make $500,000. Coordinators and position coaches aren’t starving either.

Coordinators in the AAF are making up to $250,000 and position coaches are earning up to $150,000. As FootballScoop correctly pointed out, that would make them the best-paid coaches in America outside of the NFL and FBS football.


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I guess this shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise. Getting a guy like Steve Spurrier out of retirement wasn’t ever going to come cheap.

People probably assumed the top guys were bringing in six-figure amounts, but I’m not sure they expected the lower position coaches to breaking the $100,000 mark.

Again, it really does seem like all the signs are pointing to this league working. It’s well-funded, it’s solid football, it’s entertaining, and it’s in the part of the year when we don’t have the NFL.


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If coaches are getting paid this well, you really don’t have to worry about them leaving, either. Short of a good FBS job or the NFL, there’s really not anywhere you can make better money.

Sound off in the comments with your thoughts on these salaries. I think most of you will agree that these coaches are compensated very well.