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Dan Hurley and UConn Agree on New Contract

Updated: Jul 9

On Monday, Dan Hurley and UConn have agreed to a new contract for six years valued at $50 million dollars.

The back-to-back National Champion head coach for the Huskies will receive a base salary of $400,000 per year. Along with the base salary, Dan Hurley will also receive $6.375 million dollars for speaking, consulting, and media obligations through the 2024-2025 season. Hurley will also receive a retention salary of $1 million dollars per year. Per release, he will also have salary increases based off of program investments, donations through the Husky Athletic fund, and increased ticket revenue.

UConn President, Radenka Maric, said, “In addition to the exceptional program he has built over a period of years and the extraordinary back-to-back NCAA championships he and his teams won, Coach Hurley serves as a critical mentor to our student-athletes, pushing them to achieve both on the court and in the classroom, helping to lay the groundwork for their success in life long after they have left UConn. We are grateful both for his championship culture and for his leadership at our university and in our state.”

Dan Hurley

The winner of Big East Coach of the Year in 2024 and Naismith College Coach of the Year last season, Dan Hurley, is very excited on this agreement, “It’s an honor to coach basketball at UConn and to represent this world class institution and the great state of Connecticut. We are extremely proud of the championship program that we have rebuilt for our supporters and fans. We will continue to obsessively pursue championships and historic success, while continuing to develop great young men. Bleed Blue!”

Entering his seventh year as Head Coach at UConn, Hurley has gone 141-58 with the Huskies in the regular season, and in six tournament appearances he has led the team to a record of 14-4 with back-to-back National Championships with his eyes set on a three peat.


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