How Much Is Sytia Messer Salary From UCF?

By / 8 February 2023 11:03 AM

Messer joined the UFC Warriors as the head coach on April 2022
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How Much Is Sytia Messer Salary From UCF? Sytia Messer has an annual salary of $625,000 with increments of $25 thousand dollars each year.

Messer signed a 5-year agreement with UFC women's basketball team in 2022.

Sytia Messer is an American Women's Basketball coach currently working as the head coach with the UFC. The coach was born on April 14, 1977, in Arkansas, United States. Sytia has 22 years of experience and a national title alongside 11 NCAA championship appearances to her name.

The basketball star coached Baylor for eight years and had a successful run. During her time there, she leads the team to eight Big 12 championships and an NCAA title. In her eight years at Baylor, the coach recruited and coached the 2014 Big 12 players of the year. 

Later on June 8, 2021, she switched to the position of Head coach for the LSU women's basketball team. The star coach helped the team finish number 2 in the SEC and number 3 finish in the NCAA tournament. 

After coaching at LSU for the 2021-2022 season, the head coach signed a five-year contract with the UFC in 2022. Messer was also selected into the Razorback Hall of fame class in 2018.

Sytia's Earnings And Income Breakdown

Sytia Messer earnings per annum with the UFC is $625 thousand with an annual increase of $25 thousand. Messer is eligible for an additional yearly incentive and compensation.

A yearly incentive of up to $100,000 can be added to the base salary. According to USAToday, Messer's base salary is ranked no. 35 in the country among women's Basketball coaches. 

The head coach of the UFC women's team wished the Hall of Famer Kim Mulkey at her birthday
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Prior to her run in the UFC, Sytia worked under the Hall of Famer Kim Mulkey at LSU, The coach overlooked recruiting and scouting helping the Bears sign the nation's top recruiting class in both 2016 and 2018. The current UFC head coach recruited 15 top 50 athletes during her time there.

For her excellence as an assistant coach and a perfect recruiter, Messer had a base salary of $350,000 when working with the LSU as stated by orlandosentinel. The assistant coach was one of the highest paid in the country at the time. 

On April 2022, The star coach replaced  Katie Abrahamson Henderson to become the 13th women's basketball head coach in the history of UFC. A post put up by UFC on April 4, 2022, showed the welcoming of the new coach.

UFC signed the contract with their new coach as posted on May 26, 2022
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In order to hire the ex-coach Henderson, Georgia paid UFC approximately $1,437,500 or 50% of the total compensation as her contract had not been completed. UFC and Sytia have agreed to the same mutual buyout provision at 50% of the total compensation over her remaining time.  

Messer further made an additional $50,000 starting in Orlando making her annual salary tied for fourth in UFC's future conference, the Big 12, according to USA Today.

An additional yearly bonus adds her yearly income into the $700,000 range starting in 2023.

With a five-year contract, the head coach will have an annual base salary of 750,000 dollars at the end of her contract at 2027.

Sytia Messer Net Worth

As of December 2022, Sytia Messer has a estimated net worth of around $361,000.

Sytia has various sources of income including her annual salary, endorsements, and income online.

Her annual salary as the UFC basketball head coach is the main source of income. Alongside this endorsements are another revenue generator for coaches.

The head coach promoting the bracelets of Baylor nation via her Instagram.
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Although the head coach for UFC has not opened up about her deals and promotions, she can be seen promoting a number of eatable items from restaurants, team merch, bracelets, etc. 

The Basketball star has a significant following on her social media as well. She has 6381 followers on Twitter and 3431 followers on Instagram. The more followers you have, the more money you can make from Instagram ads. However, it is not confirmed whether she uses social media to generate revenue.

The head coach earns the most from her Basketball coaching service
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With the annual salary and bonuses maximizing most of her revenue, Sytia has earned a remarkable amount than the average salary paid to a Women's basketball head coach which is $50,000 approximately.

With the annual base salary increment alongside the bonuses provided by the UFC, the head mentor's net worth is likely to increase in the coming years.