Jim Senter


UTEP AD Jim Senter gets contract extension

EL PASO, TX — UTEP Athletics Director Jim Senter has signed a contract extension that will keep him in the Sun City through August 2026. Additionally, Senter’s title has been elevated to Vice President and Director of Athletics. The contract extension and title bump for Senter was approved by the...
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Jim Senter Gets New Contract, But Where Does UTEP AD Rank?

Six days ago, a website devoted to college athletic directors dropped a tweet that mentioned UTEP's Jim Senter. Specifically, it said that he received a 30% raise as part of his newly extended contract. Upon closer examination of his new five-year deal, he actually received just slightly more than $50,000 per year, about a 17% raise from his original three-year contract which was to expire at the end of this month. Where does Senter rank among the rest of his peers in Conference USA? The results could surprise you.

For UTEP AD Jim Senter, Basketball Coaching Hire Must Be a Slam Dunk

When Jim Senter first stepped foot onto campus, he sold the Miner faithful on a "new era" of UTEP athletics. He assumed the athletic director role following 19 years (1998-2017) of Bob Stull's tenure at UTEP. Not only did he have to inject life back into the fan base that had been teetering for a while, but Senter was also tasked with filling two major head coaching positions in football and men's basketball.