Purdue head women’s basketball coach Sharon Versyp agreed to a two-year contract extension, securing her presence on the Boilermaker sideline through the 2014-15 season. It is the second contract extension for Versyp who became Purdue’s eighth head coach in April 2006.
The terms of the contract remain the same and provide guaranteed compensation of $358,000 per year, with bonus opportunities tied to academic, athletic and paid attendance performance and could total up to an additional $325,000 annually.
“Sharon has a passion for Purdue and is one of the best at developing young people in all aspects of life,” said Purdue athletics director Morgan J. Burke in a statement. “Her student-athletes succeed in the classroom, on the playing floor and in life. With the returning nucleus augmented by two of Indiana’s finest [Courtney Moses and Dee Dee Williams] we all know this team is positioned to compete for championships. Sharon is a valued member of the broader Purdue community and we were happy to offer this extension.”
Versyp guided the Boilermakers to two Big Ten Tournament championships (2007 and 2008) and two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances (2007 and 2009). She has a 90-49 record at Purdue and is 207-114 in 10 seasons as a collegiate head coach.
“I am appreciative of the support shown of me and my staff by President C