Contract details released for new Wisconsin DL coach
Contract details for Wisconsin new defensive line coach Ross Kolodziej have been released. Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provided an update on Monday afternoon.
Per the report, Kolodziej’s contract will run through June 30, 2022, essentially a one-year deal for the offensive line coach. He is scheduled to make $375,000 as a member of the Badgers’ football staff.
Before he had been promoted to defensive line coach, Kolodziej had served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Badgers. He had been in that role for six seasons prior to the promotion.
Per #Badgers officials: New DL coach Ross Kolodziej's contract calls for salary of $375,000. His contract runs from 1/19 of this year through 6/30/2022.
— Jeff Potrykus (@jaypo1961) February 8, 2021
Kolodziej will be entering his eighth season working with head coach Paul Chryst. He had also been the strength and conditioning coach at Pitt for one season, then moving to Madison when Chryst took the job with the Badgers.
In 2012, Kolodziej was a member of Wisconsin’s staff as a graduate assistant who worked with the defensive line.