For a diehard fan of the American football, East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) isn't a new name. American football coach, Buddy Stephens is currently the head coach at EMCC, where he has won four NJCAA National Championships.
Not only as a head coach for the EMCC, but Stephens is also well known for his appearance in the first two seasons of Netflix' Last Chace U. The show focuses on the American football program at EMCC. Stephens portrayed his real-life character on the Television show.
Let's find out his behind the scene life, his net worth and earnings in this article.
The American football head coach/ TV personality, Buddy Stephens enjoys a staggering net worth of $15 million. Stephens, however, ranks low to a few NFL head coaches in terms of net worth, including Bill Belichick ($35 million)|, Jeff Fisher ($20 million).
Stephens built his fortune over his successful 17 years as a head coach. He earns a reasonable amount as the head coach for EMCC.
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For a head coach in the top of the game, they earn $3 million to $8 million annually. And EMCC provides the salary of $46,542 thousand only to its Assistant Head Coach. Looking at the status, Stephens obviously earns a lot.
In addition, Stephens' notable TV show, Last Chance U has been a major hit. He must have earned a significant amount for appearing in the Netflix series.
So far, in his professional career, Stephens has coached two teams including Pearl River CC (2001-01) and East Mississipi CC (2008-present). Stephens has been the architect behind EMCC which won four NJCAA national championships, six MACJC State titles, eight MACJC North Division title.
Stephens has 87.9% win ratio with EMCC as of late 2018, second is Butler Community College Head Coach, Troy Morrell. Troy has a win percentage of 87.5.
Happy birthday to the one and only… Coach Buddy Stephens! pic.twitter.com/EOmbwLndp8— EMCC Athletics (@EMCCathletics) September 6, 2017
For his role as the EMCC's head coach, Stephens has been selected twice for the American Community College Football Coaches Association of the Year Award and Spalding NJCAA Coach of the Year Award.
Likewise, Stephens has gained worldwide recognization for his remarkable performance in Last Chance U. The TV show premiered on 29 July 2016.