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If we look at the standings of Gonzaga Bulldogs, their supremacy manifests in the NCCA Division I. Thanks to head coach Mark Few, Gonzaga has become a top-ranked team coveting its path as a National champion.
Since serving on the coaching staff in 1989, Mark has been representing Gonzaga University, becoming a head coach in 1999. Under his radar, Gonzaga has extended their unbeaten run by defeating their WCC foes.
His tenure as a head coach exhibits a quite splendid record. Gonzaga has become champions of the NCCA Tournament every season except 1999/2000 and 2011/12.
Unarguably, Mark is one of the best coaches in the college, but he is not among the highest-paid head coaches. Let’s make a retro-inspection towards his salary and net worth.
How Much Is Mark Few Salary?
Mark Few earned a salary of $2.1 million for the 2021/22 season as a head coach for Gonzaga, per US Weekly. In 2009, his salary was $92 thousand, which saw a whooping rise to $3.1 million in 2019.
During the pandemic, his salary was reverted to $1.9 million due to account pay reductions. Albeit the rise and fall of his career earnings, Mark has established himself as a powerhouse among head coaches.
Calculating his total salaries since 2011, Mark has made career earnings of up to $20 million.
His Net Worth In 2023
As of 2023, Mark Few has a net worth of $12 million, according to CelebrityNetworth. In the milestone of his career as a head coach for Gonzaga, his base salary amounts to $1.8 million.
During the start of his coaching career, he served as an unpaid part-time assistant for Creswell High School in 1983. He mastered his coaching skills and was advanced to a paid position in 1986 until he served for Creswell till 1988.
His Coaching Career With Gonzaga
Mark Few joined the coaching staff at Gonzaga University in 1989 and became an assistant coach in 1990. The 59-year-old basketball coach was promoted to head coach of Gonzaga Bulldogs in April 1999, replacing Dan Monson.
In his first season (1999/2000) as a head coach, he led Gonzaga to NCAA Division I Sweet 16, securing the second spot. During the 2000/01 season, Gonzaga rebounded from 5–1 to 15–6, winning the WCCA title.
Gonzaga culminated in the WCC Tournament title game every season under Mark until they dropped to No. 2 in the 2012/13 season. Albeit this, the intercollegiate men’s basketball team paved their way back to the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the rest of the seasons.
Mark won the WCC Coach of the Year award 14 times for his record-breaking performance and the AP Coach of the Year award in 2017. He is also the recipient of two times NABC Coach of the Year and Naismith Coach of the Year.