Wisconsin AD talks about Greg Gard's pay raise, commitment to him
Greg Gard will be receiving a pay raise starting at the beginning of the 2022-2023 season. Wisconsin AD Chris McIntosh discussed the commitment and emphasized how much Gard means to the program per Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Gard’s new contract has a $100K annual raise through the year 2026. Since becoming head coach of the basketball program in Madison, the Badgers have qualified for the NCAA Tournament 6 times including the 2020 canceled tournament. He also has a 144-78 record since taking over as well.
Here’s what McIntosh said about Wisconsin’s commitment to Gard:
“He has been the Big Ten coach of the year two out of the last three years and won more conference games in the Big Ten in the last four years than anybody.” McIntosh reiterated. “And that doesn’t even begin to speak to the way he runs his program, the way he does it with a high degree of integrity and the kinds of experiences he provides his players. It is a commitment to Greg.”