SAN ANTONIO — The College of Texas at San Antonio on Thursday formally broke floor on its Park West Fieldhouse, a brand new facility that can function the house of the ladies’s soccer and males’s and girls’s monitor & discipline/cross nation applications.
Park West Fieldhouse is one other milestone within the college’s strategic imaginative and prescient to additional promote the tutorial success, well being, wellness and efficiency of its student-athletes. The power will proceed a long-standing partnership between the college and Bexar County, enhancing the group’s means to proceed to host regional and nationwide sporting occasions for youth.
The $8 million, 14,325 square-foot facility will probably be constructed on the UTSA Park West Athletics Complicated, which is situated on Kyle Seale Parkway adjoining to Loop 1604.
“I am deeply grateful for the continued management and partnership of Bexar County and the Metropolis of San Antonio as we collectively work to advance UTSA Athletics to serve our unimaginable student-athletes and your entire group with state-of-the-art public services,” stated UTSA President Taylor Eighmy. “We’re so lucky that our county and metropolis imagine deeply in our function and mission as a college, particularly in assist of our athletics program. As I say, it is the entrance porch to our college.”
The brand new facility will assist improve UTSA’s competitiveness in recruiting and retaining the nation’s finest student-athletes, coaches and employees. It’ll embrace a multipurpose group room, locker rooms, crew lounges, a sports activities medication heart and gear space.
“We’re dedicated to offering our student-athletes with the perfect atmosphere to allow them to attain their full potential,” stated Lisa Campos, UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics. “Park West Fieldhouse is a first-class facility that can enhance our efforts in offering a championship expertise whereas additionally serving to to draw and retain the best coaches and student-athletes. It’ll additionally enable us to proceed to broaden our sturdy partnership with Bexar County in internet hosting occasions at Park West Athletics Complicated.”
“Park West Fieldhouse will present UTSA with a first-class facility to assist entice the perfect student-athletes, coaches and employees,” stated Gene Dawson, president of the Roadrunner Basis. “The momentum from opening the Roadrunner Athletics Heart of Excellence final yr mixed with breaking floor on this new constructing continues to assist propel UTSA and the Athletics Division to the subsequent degree. This can be a very thrilling time to be a Roadrunner.”
As a part of its dedication as an city serving, community-engaged college, UTSA will make Park West Athletics Complicated accessible for public profit, together with for athletics camps, aggressive occasions and clinics. UTSA will proceed to accomplice with Go to San Antonio, San Antonio Sports activities and different entities to carry sporting occasions to Bexar County.