Arkansas State has hired Mike Silva as the new head baseball coach, with his contract details recently revealed, including a six-year term starting June 16, 2024, with a $180,000 base salary and various benefits.

By the Numbers
  • Silva's contract is for six years, starting from June 16, 2024, with a guaranteed base salary of $180,000.
  • He will receive a vehicle stipend of $600 per month and is entitled to conduct baseball camps, retaining all revenue and covering expenses.
  • Bonuses range from $3,000 to $50,000 based on team performance, Coach of the Year awards, and NCAA rankings among other criteria.
State of Play
  • Silva's contract includes provisions for assistant coach salaries, buyout details, and performance-related bonuses.
  • The contract also outlines funding for baseball facilities and stadium improvements, subject to certain conditions.
Bottom Line

Silva's contract with Arkansas State offers a comprehensive package including a base salary, benefits, bonuses tied to performance, and buyout details, reflecting a significant commitment by the university to the new head baseball coach's tenure and success.