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Baylor Athletic Director receives 10-year contract extension

Posted: 3:02 PM, Oct 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-03 00:07:55-04
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WACO, TX — Baylor Athletic Director Mack B. Rhoades, IV. has received a 10-year contract extension.

Rhoades has led the department of intercollegiate athletics since August 2016.

His new contract will run through July 31, 2019, with two automatic, one-year extensions as mutually agreed. It also includes "various performance incentives in addition to base salary."'

In a statement, Rhoades said he and his wife feel called to be at Baylor University.

“As I’ve stated on many occasions, Amy and I feel called to be at Baylor University. I am blessed to work with an incredible leader in President Livingstone and alongside the most talented and committed coaches, staff and student-athletes in the country,” Rhoades said. “There is tremendous alignment in our University leadership from the Board of Regents, the President and President’s Council, to our athletics staff and coaches in support of our institutional goal of Preparing Champions for Life. I appreciate the confidence reflected in me from the Board of Regents and Dr. Livingstone. Great things are happening at Baylor, and we have an incredibly bright future ahead.”