Iowa defensive coordinator Phil Parker and strength coach Chris Doyle — who have both been with the Hawkeyes for the duration of the Kirk Ferentz era — are the two highest-paid Hawkeyes assistant coaches in 2017. Both Parker and Doyle are making $675,000 this season while first-year offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz is getting $625,000.
Land of 10 obtained Iowa’s assistant coaching contracts through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Doyle made a reported $595,000 last season and saw another salary jump in 2017. Parker, meanwhile, is in his sixth season as the Hawkeyes’ defensive coordinator after spending his first 13 years at Iowa as a defensive backs coach.
Here are the base salaries of Iowa’s assistant coaches:
Chris Doyle, strength coach: $675,000
Phil Parker, defensive coordinator: $675,000
Brian Ferentz, offensive coordinator: $625,000
Ken O’Keefe, quarterbacks coach: $540,000
Reese Morgan, defensive line coach: $460,000
Seth Wallace, linebackers coach: $400,000
Tim Polasek, offensive line coach: $335,000
LeVar Woods, tight ends coach: $330,000
Kelvin Bell, recruiting coordinator/assistant defensive line coach: $270,000
Kelton Copeland, wide receivers coach: $235,000
Paul Federici, director of football operations: $190,000
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