Kyle-Whittingham
Kyle Whittingham | Biography

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  • Full Name Kyle David Whittingham
  • Occupation Football coach, Former football player
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace San Luis Obispo, California, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 21, 1959
  • Age 62 Years, 0 Months
American Football Coach, Head Coach of the University of Utah Utes

Kyle Whittingham | Biography

Won 'AFCA Coach of the Year' and 'The Paul "Bear" Bryant Award' in 2008

Whittingham's most recent five-year contract with The University of Utah, a copy of which was obtained by 2News in 2019, cited that his earnings until the agreement would be $4.1 million, plus incentives, with a $200,000 salary increment each year. 


Kyle Whittingham is an American football coach working as the head coach of the University of Utah Utes since 2005.

Who is Kyle Whittingham?

Kyle Whittingham is an American former professional football player and football coach. His coaching career entails his designation as a graduate assistant at Brigham Young University from 1985 to 1986, the defensive coordinator at the college of eastern Utah in 1987, and linebackers/special teams and defensive coordinator at Idaho State from 1988 to 1993, respectively. 

At the University of Utah Utes, he was the defensive line coach (1994), defensive coordinator safeties from 1995 to 1996 and 1998 to 2000, defensive coordinator linebackers in 1997, and again from 2001 to 2004. Whittingham is presently the head football coach at the University of Utah Utes from 2005 to the present.

How Old is Kyle Whittingham?

Kyle David Whittingham was born in San Luis Obispo, California, on 21 November 1959. He is 62 years old as of 2021.

Wife & Children

Whittingham married his wife Jamie Daniels in 1983. The couple has four children, namely, Tyler Whittingham, Melissa Whittingham, Alex Whittingham, and Kylie Whittingham. They also have six grandchildren. His sons, Tyler and Alex, both played for the Utes.

Salary

Whittingham's most recent five-year contract with The University of Utah, a copy of which was obtained by 2News in 2019, cited that his earnings until the agreement would be $4.1 million, plus incentives, with a $200,000 salary increment each year. 

According to the contract, his income began with a $1.3 million base salary and $150,000 yearly increments. He is also entitled to a $1,105,000 in salary from radio and television earnings, with annual rises of $50,000.

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