Report: P.J. Fleck, Minnesota agree to lengthy contract extension
The oars are staying in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
On Tuesday afternoon, multiple reports surfaced, saying that Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck and the university agreed to a 7-year contract extension to keep Fleck in Dinkytown. Andy Greder of the Pioneer Press was one of the first media outlets to report the news.
Fleck will be the head coach at Minnesota through the 2026 season.
Rumors circulated on Monday that Fleck and Minnesota were closing in on a potential contract extension. On Tuesday, during his weekly radio appearance, Fleck confirmed that he and the school were closing in on a deal.
There were no details regarding what Fleck’s contract looked like from a financial standpoint at the time of the initial report, but it was noted that he and his staff will receive significant pay increases.
In his third season with the Golden Gophers, Fleck has guided the program to an 8-0 start and Minnesota is ranked No. 13 in the country. Fleck is 20-13 during his time in Minneapolis.