BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia Tech announced Monday that head women’s basketball coach Kenny Brooks has signed a three-year contract extension, keeping him with the Hokies through March of 2029.

Brooks was previously set to be the head coach thru the end of the 2025-26 season. The six-year deal is worth $6.4 million, according to a press release sent by the school. The contract also includes enhancements made to support staff salaries, assistant coach salary pool, postseason bonuses, and operating budget.

“I’d like to thank Dr. Sands and Whit Babcock for this wonderful opportunity to continue to lead the Virginia Tech women’s basketball program,” Brooks said in the press release. “Their support, along with others, has enabled us to reach exclusive heights and I’m excited for the future.

“Chrissy and I have enjoyed our time with Hokie Nation and the Blacksburg community and look forward to many new and exciting memories to come. Last but not least, I’m excited to continue on this journey with my wonderful staff and group of young ladies that represent the VT culture so well. Go Hokies!”

The news comes on the heels of a historic season for the program. Brooks led the Hokies to their first ACC tournament title and their first-ever appearance in the Women’s Final Four. The Waynesboro native is about to enter his eighth season coaching in Blacksburg.