Schlossnagle inks contract extension through 2020 with TCU

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As a tip of the cap to his work in Fort Worth during the past 11 years, TCU extended baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle’s contract through the 2020 season, the school announced Thursday.

TCU ended its season with a trip to the College World Series. The Horned Frogs also reached Omaha in 2010.

“The beauty of being at TCU is they want to be as good as I want to be,” Schlossnagle said. “They want a program to sustain success over a long period of time.”

Schlossnagle said athletic director Chris Del Conte and chancellor Victor Boschini understand that part of building a successful program is security.

“Not just for the head coach, but for the assistant coaches and everyone else involved with the program,” he said.

The extension allows the Schlossnagle and his family the security to stay in Fort Worth as his children enter and make their way through high school.

“I’ve lived all over the country and been fortunate to work at some great places, but TCU is far and away the best place I’ve ever worked, and Fort Worth is far and away the best city I’ve ever worked in,” he said.

Schlossnagle is TCU’s second-winningest coach, with a record of 465-221.

TCU finished 48-18 last season and captured the school’s first Big 12 team championship. The Frogs also earned their first postseason national seed and hosted their first super regional.

Schlossnagle has led TCU to 10 regional appearances and four super regionals.

Under Schlossnagle, 50 players have been drafted, including three first-rounders.

TCU had no comment on the financial terms of the new deal.

Schlossnagle was paid $388,912 in 2012, with retirement and deferred compensation pushing his total to $466,303, according the the university’s most recent IRS Form 990.

Through the next six years, Schlossnagle will oversee TCU’s renovation of Lupton Stadium and he hopes to complete another phase that will include new locker rooms, a team lounge, classroom, training room, equipment room and coaches offices, which could have funding by this fall, he said.

“As successful as this program has been, we still have room for growth, and I’m excited to be a part of that,” Schlossnagle said.

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