Taylor Jenkins: Memphis Grizzlies Coach Contract, Salary, Net Worth, Record, Wife

‣ Taylor Jenkins, the NBA coach who is often compared to TV’s favorite sports coach, Ted Lasso, is estimated to earn between four and seven million dollars per year.
‣ Jenkins’ net worth is estimated to be around two million dollars, most of which has been amassed from his time as an NBA coach.
‣ Jenkins has a regular season head coaching record of 184-144 (win percentage of 56.1%) and a playoff record of 9-14 (39.1%).


Ted Lasso, the beloved sports coach on TV. If you’re looking for his NBA equivalent, you’d probably land on Taylor Jenkins. He’s got that same kind, upbeat, and creative vibe. Plus, he’s usually pretty good at getting the most out of his team.

So, what’s the NBA’s Ted Lasso pulling in, salary-wise? In this piece, we’re gonna dive into Jenkins’ earnings, his net worth, his coaching record, and a bit more.

Let’s start with Taylor Jenkins’ contract and salary. Jenkins has been with the Memphis Grizzlies since the 2019-20 NBA season. After his third season, the 2021-22 one, he signed a multi-year extension to stick around with the team. The specifics of the deal? Not publicly disclosed. But, we can make some educated guesses about Jenkins’ salary based on what other NBA coaches are earning.

We know Jenkins is making less than 7.25 million dollars per year. How do we know? Well, we know the salaries of the top-five highest-paid coaches in the NBA. Rick Carlisle, the fifth-highest-paid coach, makes that amount.

Jenkins should also be making over four million dollars annually. That’s what first time coaches like Adrian Griffin (four million per year) are making on their first contract. And Jenkins? He’s already on his second contract with the Grizzlies. So, we can assume Jenkins is making somewhere between four and seven million dollars per year.

Next up, Taylor Jenkins’ net worth. It’s estimated to be around two million dollars. We can’t be sure, but it’s safe to assume that most of Jenkins’ wealth has been amassed from his time as an NBA coach.

Before Jenkins became the Grizzlies’ head coach in 2019, he spent six seasons as an assistant with the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks. Before that, he spent five seasons as an assistant and head coach in the NBA G-League.

Let’s talk about Taylor Jenkins’ head coaching record. In 328 career games, Jenkins’ regular season head coaching record currently sits at 184-144. That’s a win percentage of 56.1%. With those marks, Jenkins sits at 108th all-time in wins and 54th in all-time in win percentage.

As for the playoffs, Jenkins’ record sits at 9-14. That’s a 39.1% win rate. That gives him the 100th most wins in playoff history and the 118th-best win percentage.

Lastly, a bit about Taylor Jenkins’ personal life. Jenkins is married to Chantall Jenkins. The couple has two kids together: Austin and Avery.

James Shotwell
James Shotwell
James, a dedicated writer for BasketballHour, holds a degree in English and Creative Writing. A genuine sports enthusiast and skilled betting advice provider, he writes engaging articles and valuable winning strategies for sports.

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