Gender Equity II EQUAL PAY FOR COACHES
For someone to make $250,000 in the business world, he'd have to generate $60 million to $70 million in sales. When coaches say they're worth it, they don't know what's going on out there.
—Bob Marcum, athletic director at the University of Massachusetts
Without question one of the biggest challenges and nuisances of a college marketer's job is producing and promoting a weekly coach's show.
—Team Marketing Report, May 1998
There is no question we are overpaid.
—Lute Olson, head men's basketball coach at the University of Arizona (1997 national champions)
I'd be the first guy to say coaches get paid too much.
—DeLoss Dodds, athletic director at the University of Texas
Gentlemen, you're now going out to play football against Harvard. Never again in your whole life will you do anything so important.
—Yale coach T.A.D. Jones in 1923
The rivalry is not a matter of life and death. It's a little more important than that.
—UCLA coach Red Sanders (1949–57)
IN 1960, Marianne Crawford was six years old, old enough for her Uncle Jack to teach her how to reach a basket with an underhand toss. The basketball court was just across the street from the rowhouse where