When plans for BC’s new athletic facility did not include a 3-meter diving board, swim and dive coach Tom Groden grew concerned about what it meant for the future of his program.
BC’s annual IRS Form 990 shows that men’s basketball head coach Jim Christian received about the same as Steve Donahue, while Jerry York’s salary jumped over a million.
BC Athletics is also struggling to sell tickets to its game against Georgia Tech in Dublin, Ireland.
On Monday afternoon, Boston College Athletics announced plans for an indoor practice facility to be used by all teams.
After losing $1.68 million in 2013-14, men’s basketball rebounded in 2014-15, turning a profit of $1.12 million, according to the University’s Equity in Athletics Data Report.
BC football fans who want to tailgate on Shea Field during the 2015 season will now require one of 20 tickets distributed by season ticket holders.
BC Athletics will introduce slight changes to the Gold Pass App next year, including a lottery based on seniority for the Eagles’ football game against Notre Dame on Nov. 21.
BC paid Steve Addazio 57 percent more than his predecessor, Frank Spaziani, in 2013. Brad Bates also received a salary increase in comparison to former AD Gene DiFilippo.
Boston College is allotted just 5,000 tickets for the game, with priority given to those who’ve made significant financial contributions to school.
While April 6th is commemorated nationally as Student-Athlete Day, BC Athletics has planned a week of events to show appreciation for its student-athletes’ commitment to the University’s mission.