“Many schools on track to spend more on coaches than player needs”

Heather Dinich quoted Knight Commission CEO Amy Privette Perko extensively in her piece on the newly released “Financial Projections through 2032 for Division I FBS Programs” report. Dinich’s article highlighted the projected spending on coaching compensation for football coaching staffs in relation to athlete scholarships and medical expenses across all athletes in all sports.

From the article: “Amy Perko, CEO of the Knight Commission, told ESPN that the report should make it ‘very clear’ to university presidents that they need to direct their commissioners and athletic directors to develop ‘a more comprehensive plan on athletic spending.’”

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