UW extends contracts of Ryan, 5 other coaches
Bo Ryan. | Photo: AP
MADISON- The University of Wisconsin Athletic Board has extended the contracts of six coaches, including a five-year extension for basketball coach Bo Ryan.
The UW athletic department recommended the extensions, which the board approved Friday.
Ryan's contract will now run through 2017. Also receiving five-year extensions were men's hockey coach Mike Eaves, women's hockey coach Mark Johnson and women's basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey.
The board also gave a three-year extension to wrestling coach Barry Davis, and Whitney Hite, who coaches the men's and women's swimming and diving teams was extended through next year.