- Mar 17, 2007
I get that but it really isn't that cut and dry either. Mintz supposedly wasn't a legitimate candidate because of money, Murphy could not offer him what he makes at Cherokee, which I don't doubt that one bit. But was Mintz even contacted about the position? Would he have been willing to take a pay cut with the opportunity to lead a men's program instead of women's program and have his sons involved in football program like Murphy, if a formal offer was there? Probably not, but it's doubtful it was ever posed in the first place to even get rejected.No matter who they hired, they are paid as a teacher and then whatever the local supplement is. So chances are they would be making similar to what Coach Laney makes. Depending upon years of experience and degrees. This isn't college.
Plus you're kidding yourself if you don't think booster club members or other interested parties don't or won't supplement some head coaches pay, beyond what he makes from teaching and stipends, if they feel it's a worthwhile endeavor. It's big business in Georgia high school athletics.