MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota has approved a two-year contract extension for athletics director Mark Coyle.
The amendment to Coyle's employment agreement was approved Friday and keeps him under contract as leader of Gopher Athletics through June 2026.
University President Joan Gabel says Gopher Athletics has "excelled" under Coyle's leadership, "not only winning in competition but, more importantly, setting records in the classroom and investing countless hours in community service." Coyle was originally introduced as athletics director on May 11, 2016. Since that time, Minnesota has won 11 regular-season conference championships and seven tournament titles.