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Alameda signed a seven-year deal with FSU in 2021

Lonni Alameda and Florida State’s administration quietly signed a long-term contract extension in July through the 2028 season. The contract was signed by Alameda and then-FSU athletics director David Coburn in July, with the first year of the contract wrapping up on June 30, 2022.

Alameda, 51, earns $450,000 annually in year 1 — not including bonuses — and the salary escalates by $25,000 to $600,000 in year 7, which would end on June 30, 2028. She received a $25,000 signing bonus in August.

FSU’s softball coach since 2009, Alameda led the program to the 2018 national championship and 2021 national runners-up. Alameda can earn a variety of incentives: ACC regular season title ($10,000), ACC tournament title ($10,000), participation in a super regional ($20,000) or hosting a super regional ($30,000), participation in the Women’s College World Series ($30,000), ACC coach of the year ($10,000), national coach of the year ($15,000), graduation success rate ($5,000).

There are also annual retention bonuses, including $50,000 in year 1, $75,000 in year 2 and $100,000 following years 3-7. And there is a longevity bonus in year 3 ($25,000), year 6 ($50,000) and year 7 ($50,000). 

Alameda’s buyout begins at $300,000 in year 1 and drops in $50,000 increments to a total of $50,000 in year 6 or year 7.

FSU won its 40th game of the 2022 season on Tuesday against Stetson. The Seminoles have won 40 or more games in 10 straight seasons, not counting the COVID-shortened 2020 season.