KEARNEY — University of Nebraska Kearney athletic director Marc Bauer announced today that head football coach Josh Lynn has signed a contract extension that makes him the leader of the Loper program throughout throughout the 2025 season.
“We are delighted to report that Coach Lynn has led and will continue to lead our football program. More than winning, we have watched and admired how Coach has brought Loper’s football to the headlines in the news. on a national scale while having a substantial impact and connection to its players, their families, our campus and our community. The terms of this contract and our commitment to Coach Lynn and his family marks another victory for this program now and for years to come,” Bauer said.
The new contract takes effect on January 1, 2022 and includes a salary increase with an incentive package for Lynn and her coaching staff.
“My wife (Pam) and I enjoy UNK, Kearney Public Schools and the community so much. We have developed great relationships with people in the community and at the University. football from Loper, the boosters, faculty and students to our program has been amazing,” Lynn said.
Lynn was named the 18th head football coach in school history on January 4, 2017, after serving as head coach at Eastern New Mexico University, her alma mater, and the New Mexico Military Institute. . His initial contract lasted for the entire 2020 season, then he signed an extension in February 2020 which extended the contract until December 2022. This latest change will extend the contract until December 31, 2025.