He is an American college football coach and a former Football player. Chaney currently serves as the University of Tennessee 's offensive coordinator. Jim is married to his wife Lisa Chaney and has two lovely daughters Sara and Elizabeth with Lisa. Starting as an Interim Head Coach for Tennessee in 2012, he recently signed a $1.5 million worth deal with Tennessee in 2019. He is best known for using the spread offense – famously known as "basketball on grass" offense technique.
Former Georgia Offensive Coordinator Jim Chaney will continue his work as the coach for the team in 2019 too. ESPN Chris Low claims that Tennessee will pay Chaney about $1.5 million a year. It's a sharp increase in Georgia coach Jim Chaney's salary as his salary in 2018 was reportedly around $950,000.
As per The US Today's 2018 Football Coach 's archive, Chaney would be ranked in the top ten highest earning list of all national assistants. Tennessee's Tyson Helton was the country's most paid offensive coordinator in 2018 and went to West Kentucky in December.
Though the coach has not mentioned anything about his net worth, we believe he has amassed a considerable amount of money from his career as a player as well as a coach for many known college teams. He reportedly gained $95 thousand per year from as his yearly salary from the University of Georgia's Georgia Bulldogs football team where he worked for two seasons.
Further, he has recently penned a deal where he is reported to receive $1.5 million as his yearly salary from Tennessee Volunteers football, hence he is expected to have a net worth of well over $2 million, as of 2019 January.