COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) New South Carolina soccer coach Shane Beamer has made the ultimate hires for his on-field employees.
Beamer has employed former Marshall offensive line coach Greg Adkins for a similar job with the Gamecocks. He had earlier employed ex-Illinois defensive ends coach Jimmy Lindsey to deal with the South Carolina line of defense and Torrian Grey, the previous Florida defensive backs coach, to steer the secondary.
The college’s board of trustees authorized the contracts of Adkins and Lindsey on Friday. Adkins was given a two-year contract at $550,000 a season whereas Lindsey will make $350,000 a season in his two-year deal.
Grey had acquired a three-year contract. He’ll make $350,000 this season, $475,000 for 2022 and $500,000 for 2023.
Beamer, the first-time head coach employed in December to exchange Will Muschamp, had introduced his employees would come with offensive coordinator Mike Bobo, offensive line coach Will Buddy and line of defense coach Tracy Rocker. All three ultimately left to hitch new Auburn coach Bryan Harsin.
Marcus Satterfield, who spent final season on the Carolina Panthers‘ employees, takes over for Bobo as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Western Kentucky’s Clayton White is Beamer’s defensive coordinator.
Satterfield’s deal is for 2 years whereas White’s is for 3. Each coordinators will make $900,000 a season.
The board additionally authorized raises of $120,000 a yr for working backs coach Des Kitchings and defensive ends-outside linebackers coach Mike Peterson that may earn them $420,000.
In all, South Carolina will spend $5,000,000 on 10 on-field soccer assistants this season.
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