Lawrence, Humber. – The University of Kansas announced today that the famous men’s basketball coach Bill Self has signed a lifetime contract with Jayhawks. His current contract is set to expire in March next year and will be replaced by a new five-year rolling agreement that will automatically add one year to the remaining time of his career after the end of each season.
A copy of the edited contract is available here.
Prime Minister Doug Girod issued a statement:
“In the past 20 years, “self coaching” has embodied the spirit and tradition of the University of Kansas, leading our men’s basketball program to win the national championship, 15 titles of 12 championships and 17 NCAA tournament appearances. We believe in “self coaching”
Statement by Kurt Watson, Interim Director of Track and Field:
“Bill Self has meant a lot to the University of Kansas and our entire Lawrence community during his 18 seasons. During his nearly 30 years as head coach, he has changed many young people who have played for him. The life of a man. I have known Bill for many years, but in the past few weeks, I have maintained a close working relationship with Bill, which has made me more aware of how much he cares about this project every day. We have been working for him. He is proud to start his coaching career as a graduate assistant at KU in 1985, and this new contract will ensure that he also completes his coaching career here.”
Statement from the men’s basketball coach Bill Self:
“I would like to extend my sincere thanks to Prime Minister Girrod, Prime Minister Kurt Watson and the other leadership of Kuhn University for their belief and belief in providing me with this lifetime contract. Remind me every day, leadership How lucky this legendary project is, and I really have no other place to want. As we continue to work hard to meet the challenges of the project, we look forward to moving forward and focusing on our bright future. I also want to thank our alumni and donors, As well as the best fans and students in the country, they have been supporting me and my family for the past 18 seasons. I am very happy to continue as your basketball coach and fight for many championships in the future.”