The University of Iowa have sacked Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Doyle. Chris Doyle was the highest paid strength coach in CFB.
This was made known to the public in an official statement released the The University of Iowa today June 15.
As part of the agreement, Doyle will voluntarily resign from his position and receive 15 months of his base salary in two lump sum installments of $556,249.50. The payments will be on August 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021.
The University also announced the Kansas City law firm of Husch Blackwell will conduct an independent review of issues and allegations concerning racial disparities within the Iowa football program.
The allegations first starting coming in from former black players on Twitter more than a week ago. Doyle was put on administrative leave shortly afterwards.
Chris Doyle has also reacted to his sack. In an official statement he confirmed that he have parted ways with Iowa Football.
The statement reads below
“Iowa City has been home to our family for 21 years. I am grateful Iowa football provided an opportunity to work with incredible players, coaches, and support staff.
I have worked diligently to make a positive impact on the lives of student-athletes, support them as they speak out, and look forward to continued growth. I am confident that my record and character will be confirmed in the course of the independent review. The University and I have reached an agreement and it is time to move on from Iowa football. My family and I are looking forward to the next chapter”.