LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech announced Monday that baseball coach Tim Tadlock agreed to a lifetime contract with the school.

The deal is a rolling, seven-year contract designed to keep Tadlock at Texas Tech for the rest of his career, a Texas Tech official confirmed to

Tadlock has been the head coach at Texas Tech since 2013. He has taken the Red Raiders to the College World Series four times and won the Big 12 three times.

Overall, he has a 336-165 record with the Red Raiders and a 116-76 mark in Big 12 play.

Texas A&M parted ways with its baseball coach Rob Childress Sunday, and was prepared to offer Tadlock $1.2 million annually to be its coach, according to a Texas Tech official. Kirby Hocutt pledged to match that offer to keep him in Lubbock.

In 2021, Tadlock’s Red Raiders went 35-13 in the regular season and finished in third place in the Big 12. They will begin the Big 12 Tournament Wednesday against Baylor.