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Timmy Chang’s Contract Terms


4-year appointment – January 23, 2022 to January 22, 2026


Year 1
Annual Base Salary$250,008
Bi-Monthly Retention Bonus (every 2 months)$41,667
Total Annual Compensation$500,010
Year 2
Annual Base Salary$275,004
Bi-Monthly Retention Bonus (every 2 months)$54,167
Total Annual Compensation$600,006
Year 3
Annual Base Salary$290,004
Bi-Monthly Retention Bonus (every 2 months)$68,334
Total Annual Compensation$700,008
Year 4
Annual Base Salary$290,004
Bi-Monthly Retention Bonus (every 2 months)$76,667
Total Annual Compensation$750,006
Year 5 (if applicable) *If team receives a bowl bid in 2022 or 2023 of this contract
Annual Base Salary$290,004
Bi-Monthly Retention Bonus (every 2 months)$85,000
Total Annual Compensation$800,004


Conference Achievements: (These bonuses are cumulative)
Team wins the West Division of the MWC and participates in the MWC Championship Game$50,000
Team wins the Conference Championship$100,000
Bowl Game Achievements: (It is understood that Coach shall receive only one (1) incentive payment under this Subsection per contract year, which shall be based on the highest goal achieved)
Team Bowl eligible (as defined by the NCAA) but not invited to a Bowl Game$10,000
Team participates in a Bowl Game$40,000
Team wins a Bowl Game$300,000
Team participates in Non-Playoff New Year’s Six Bowl Game$500,000
Team participates in Four-Team Playoff Bowl Game$750,000
Team wins Four-Team Playoff Bowl Game$850,000
Team wins National Championship$1,000,000
Coach of the Year Achievements: (These bonuses are cumulative and apply in full if any such award is solo or shared)
Conference Coach of the Year$20,000
National Coach of the Year (Eddie Robinson, Sporting News, Walter Camp, Bobby Dodd, Woody Hayes, Paul “Bear” Bryant, George Munger, Home Depot, AP, American Football Coaches Association Coach of the Year Award)$80,000
Academic Progress Rate (APR) Achievement: (Bonus will begin with the results from the 2021-22 academic year)
Single Year APR of 980 or greater$40,000
Other Bonuses: (For regular season games only, these bonuses are cumulative)
Each home game (any game played in the State of Hawai’i win against a Power 5 Team)$7,500
Each neutral site game win against a Power 5 Team$10,000
Each away game win against a Power 5 Team$12,500
Eighth regular season win$10,000
Ninth regular season win$10,000
Tenth Regular season win$10,000