Developing Champions

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TRANSFORMING LIVES

DEVELOPING CHAMPIONS

UTSA Athletics Capital Campaign



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WHAT IS GOOD FOR UTSA ATHLETICS IS GOOD FOR SAN ANTONIO Great cities and universities deserve high-achieving Division I athletics programs that enhance the visibility of the city and the institution, engage the community, and allow student-athletes to succeed.

UTSA ATHLETICS POINTS OF PRIDE

Strong athletics programs heighten the profile of universities, draw national attention, increase enrollment, improve the student experience, create a stronger sense of community, and drive economic impact.

• 75 Conference Championships

The Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence (RACE) will advance the athletics program at The University of Texas at San Antonio by maximizing UTSA’s ability to improve the lives of more than 350 student-athletes across 17 intercollegiate sports programs.

• 82% Graduation Success Rate

• 55 NCAA Postseason Appearances • 36 All-Americans • 19 Academic All-Americans • 16 Roadrunners in the NFL • 2 NFL Draft Picks


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MARCUS DAVENPORT 2017 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year and 2018 NFL First Round Draft Pick


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UTSA FOOTBALL has drawn more than 1.2 million fans to home games in its eight-year history

CHAMPIONS OVERCOME While UTSA boasts its Points of Pride across multiple sports programs, UTSA’s current student-athletes are faced with aging facilities that do not adequately meet their needs. These facilities cannot compete against other Division I Institutions, demanding that our students overcome unnecessary obstacles to remain competitive. As UTSA positions itself to compete at the highest level, recruitment efforts are key. Recruiting high caliber studentathletes, who are equally talented in the classroom as they are on the field or court, is foundational to building a strong sports program. With your support, the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence (RACE) will enhance programming related to academic support, training, health, safety, and wellness, with dedicated spaces for sports medicine, strength and conditioning, and nutrition.

ESTABLISHING A COMPETITIVE FACILITY WILL PLAY A CRITICAL ROLE FOR STUDENTATHLETE SUCCESS IN A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE NCAA DIVISION I SPORTS PROGRAM.


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CHAMPIONS TRAIN THE COMPREHENSIVE 90,000+ SQUARE-FOOT MULTI-PURPOSE SPORTS CENTER WILL PROVIDE STUDENT-ATHLETES, COACHES, STAFF, RESEARCHERS, AND FACULTY A HUB TO IMPROVE ACADEMIC SUCCESS AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE.


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ACADEMIC SPACES Nearly 6,000 square feet of academic space will facilitate seamless transitions between academic and athletic activities. A 1,000 square-foot study hall, 10 private tutoring rooms, a 30-station computer lab, and office space for athletics academic services staff will ensure that academic success remains a priority for our student-athletes. SPORTS MEDICINE CENTER A Sports Medicine Center will feature treatment areas, an exam room, a recovery room, and office space for trainers and physicians. It will also include an enclosed hydrotherapy room featuring state-ofthe-art aquatic therapy equipment for rehabilitation. The Center will facilitate greater academic collaborations between UTSA Athletics and the Department of Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition, providing opportunities for student experiential learning and research. STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SPACES At 17,598 square feet, strength and conditioning spaces include a weight room for use by all UTSA student-athletes and will provide state-of-the-art equipment, a cardio area, a nutrition station, and office spaces. The space will feature floor-to-ceiling windows and direct access to the practice fields.

FOOTBALL FACILITIES RACE will provide UTSA’s football team and coaches with state-of-the-art facilities on par with other top football programs. The facility will enable the head coach and staff to occupy office space in the same building used for other team functions, organizing all football activities under one roof. PRACTICE FIELDS RACE will feature two parallel football practice fields: one synthetic turf field covered by a pavilion and one open air field with natural grass. The covered field is designed for eventual enclosure with plans for lighting and air conditioning. LOCKER ROOM The 8,150 square-foot locker room will include 120 lockers, a players’ lounge, and barber shop. MEETING ROOMS Multiple meeting rooms located in the center of the facility will accommodate full team gatherings, as well as specialized meeting spaces for various player positions.


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CHAMPIONS SUCCEED Investing in the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence will have a dramatic impact on the quality of life for UTSA student-athletes by centralizing enhanced services to help them succeed. A high-quality facility on par with peer institutions, RACE will be nothing short of transformational for UTSA’s student-athletes, coaches, staff, and faculty. It will serve as a hub for improving academic success and human performance while developing champions in competition and life. For more information on supporting the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence and our student-athletes, contact UTSA Athletics at raf@utsa.edu, (210) 458-4078, or goUTSA.com

ROADRUNNER FOUNDATION The Roadrunner Foundation is partnering with UTSA on the development of the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence. Their involvement as an external entity will allow for the project to move quickly and efficiently with the approval of UT System’s Office of Facilities Planning & Construction. Once the project is complete, the Roadrunner Foundation will gift the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence to The University of Texas at San Antonio.


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TRANSFORMING LIVES and DEVELOPING CHAMPIONS takes a community, and our student-athletes deserve the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence. Thank you for your generous investment in the transformational future of UTSA Athletics and the City of San Antonio.


WHEN WE EDUCATE AND TRAIN OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL, THEY CAN WIN IN ANY ARENA.


OUR WINNING VALUES EXCELLENCE - We strive for excellence in the classroom, on the field of play, and in our lives. INTEGRITY - We act with integrity at all times. UNITY - We are united as Roadrunners. We are a source of pride for the university and our community.

OUR WINNING VISION UTSA Athletics transforms lives as San Antonio’s nationally recognized NCAA Division I program.

OUR WINNING PURPOSE UTSA Athletics develops champions in the classroom, in competition and in life, while serving as an integral part of the undergraduate student experience, enhancing the visibility of the university and engaging the community.

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