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Alabama football approves new contracts for assistant coaches and staffers, including both coordinators

Kevin Steele during his time at Alabama as a defensive assistant.
Photo by Kent Gidley of Alabama Athletics

The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees and Greg Byrne (athletics director) have approved the new contracts for the assistant coaches of Alabama football.

All contractual numbers for the coaches came in Monday’s meeting. Tommy Rees (offensive coordinator) and Kevin Steele (defensive coordinator) were hired to replace Bill O’Brien and Pete Golding. Rees has a three-year deal that will go through February 2026. He will start at $1.9 million and rise to $2.1 million. Steele’s contract is worth $1.9 million through Feb. 2026.

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Alabama fans hope both guys will have the Crimson Tide clicking on offense and defense.

A breakdown of each assistant coach and staffer is below.

Alabama assistant coaches/staffer contracts

-Tommy Rees: OC — through Feb. 2026 ($1.9 million to $2.1 million)

-Kevin Steele: DC — through Feb. 2026 ($1.9 million)

-Robert Gillespie: RB coach — through Feb. 2025 ($625,000, up from $565,000)

-Holmon Wiggins: WR coach — through Feb. 2025 ($875,000 up from $850,000)

-Eric Wolford: OL coach — through Feb. 2025 ($925,000, up from $900,000)

-Joe Cox: TE coach — through Feb. 2025 ($425,000, up from $325,000)

-Freddie Roach: DL coach — through Feb. 2025 ($775,000, up from $750,000)

-Coleman Hutzler: OLB coach — through Feb. 2025 ($595,000)

-Robert Bala: ILB coach — through Feb. 2025 ($350,000)

-David Ballou: Director of Sports Performance — through Feb. 2026 ($725,000, up from $700,000)

-Bob Welton: Director of Player Personnel — through Feb. 2025 ($255,000, up from $235,000)

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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