Bruce Barnum is a well-established American football coach. Bruce has been working as the head coach of the Portland State Vikings college football team since 2015. Barnum started his coaching career right after graduating from the University in 1985. Bruce won the 2015 Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year Award.
Bruce Barnum was born Bruce Eugene Barnum on April 13, 1964, in Vancouver, Washington. Much about his early life and parent is still under the radar. Barnum graduated from Columbia River High School and then enrolled at Eastern Washington University.
Bruce Barnum has an estimated net worth of more than $2 Million. He has earned most of his net worth through his three-decade-long career as a football coach. Barnum has an annual salary of more than $200,000. Barnum is very early in his head coach career and will add much more to his net worth.
Bruce earned $109,000 as of the offensive coordinator, the most for any Big Sky coordinator in 2014. In 2015, He had an annual salary of $110,000 working as an interim head coach. The head coach took home an annual salary of $190,000 from 2015 until 2020. The same year, Bruce received $15,000 as his performance bonus and another $5,000 as additional bonuses.
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Bruce is a married man living a happy married life. Barnum walked down his wedding aisle along with Shawna Quigley in 1994. They had been dating before their marriage but have not shared about their first meeting instance. The couple is the proud parents of two children. It's been more than twenty-five years of their marriage, but there has been no rumor of the couple having ups and downs in their married life.
In 2017, The University punished him with economic sanctions for having an inappropriate relationship with a married female staff member.
Bruce started working as a high school assistant coach for Central Calley High School in 1986, right after graduating from University. He moved to his Alma mater school and worked with them for two seasons. In 1989, Western Washington University hired him as their new assistant offensive line coach. After working for two seasons with the University, Barnum moved to Cornell University as an offensive line coach.
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In 1993, American International college hired him as their offensive line coach. After spending one season with the university, Bruce moved to Coast Guard University with the increased responsibility of offensive line coach and assistant head coach. In 1998, Idaho State University signed him as their new offensive line coach.
The following year, Bruce started working as their defensive coach and then as Defensive coordinator. In 2007, Cornell University hired him as their new offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. After spending three seasons, Portland State University hired him as the new offensive line coach. In 2015, He got promoted as new head coach after spending some time as their interim head coach. Barnum renewed his contract in 2020.
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