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As I reflect on my time as the leader of the UTSA Athletics program, I am amazed at the countless achievements that have yielded monumental impact. There is much more to come, and the Bold Champions campaign will focus our philanthropic efforts on continued facility improvements and student-athlete support. We have three new facility projects underway including our Roadrunner Athletics
VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
Center of Excellence Practice Pavilion, the Park West Field House, and the Basketball and Volleyball Training Facility. In addition, we are working to increase annual giving toward our Roadrunner Athletic Fund, which provides direct programmatic and scholarship support. With a working goal of $70 million, we have high aspirations for UTSA Athletics and know that the success of this campaign will only be possible with you – our alumni and donors who continuously believe in our bold future. Thank you for your continued support.
BIRDS UP! Lisa Campos Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
Your generosity drives our mission to develop bold champions in the classroom, in competition, and in life.”
A NEW ERA FOR UTSA ATHLETICS
Our 17 NCAA Division I sports programs boast nearly 400 talented student-athletes. In 2021, UTSA earned its membership into the American Athletic Conference and Roadrunners Football celebrated a historic season in addition to qualifying
for its third bowl game in its 10-year history. This kind of success is not only a result of the dedication of our outstanding student-athletes and coaching staff, but the investment made by UTSA leadership, the San Antonio community, and you – our generous supporters.
A CAMPAIGN FOCUSED ON MORE THAN JUST BRICKS AND MORTAR. IT IS ABOUT OUR PRIDE AND PROMISE TO CONTINUE A LEGACY OF TRANSFORMATION AND EVOLUTION INTO A BOLD FUTURE.
We have big goals for athletics backed up by bold investments U T S A AT H L E T I C S FA C I L I T I E S
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUPPORT ROADRUNNER ATHLETICS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PRACTICE PAVILION
This nearly 82,350 square feet practice pavilion will protect our studentathletes from inclement weather in South Texas, allowing them to focus on their strength, conditioning, and training in a high-quality environment.
PARK WEST FIELD HOUSE
At nearly 14,325 square feet, this facility will complete our existing Park West Campus and provide our track & field and soccer student-athletes with state-of-the-art spaces to practice and gain a competitive edge.
BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL TRAINING FACILITY
This project will add an estimated 49,774 square feet of new court space to elevate our sports training and help our student-athletes become the strongest and most competitive versions of themselves.
ROADRUNNER ATHLETIC FUND
Unrestricted gifts to this invaluable fund provide direct support toward programs and scholarships, creating an unparalleled studentathlete experience that is geared for success inside and outside of the classroom.
ROADRUNNER ATHLETICS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
First-class sports and training facilities make a meaningful difference for student-athletes. The Practice Pavilion will help protect student-athletes from inclement weather in South Texas, which is known for its extreme heat temperatures during the summer months. To ensure the highest-quality training environment for our student-athletes, this project will make their wellness and safety a top priority. Like the rest of our Athletics Center of Excellence, this project will directly impact the lives of countless student-athletes.
FEATURES Open air pre-engineered structure with a standing seam metal roof Sports Lighting Sports Sound System
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUPPORT » Synthetic Turf Practice Field » Grass Practice Field » Football Administrative Suite » Football Locker Room » Olympic Coaches’ Suite » Football Position Meeting Rooms » Student-Athlete Nutrition Station
» Administrative and Coaches’ Offices
» Student-Athlete Lounge » Academic Spaces » Sports Medicine Spaces » Strength & Conditioning Center
BIRDS UP FAST FACTS FOOTBALL » 2 bowl game appearances » 4 All-Americans
» 80+ all-conference selections » 15 NFL players
PARK WEST FIELD HOUSE
Our Park West Track & Soccer Field is already one of the best in the country. To enhance this amazing facility, the addition of a Roadrunner Athletics Building will give our track & field and soccer student-athletes the competitive advantage they need to compete at the highest level. The facility will include components that will be utilized by both the UTSA community and the general public. It will also add value to the student-athlete experience and allow UTSA Athletics to continue recruiting and retaining exceptional athletes.
FEATURES 1,500 SF Athletic Training Room for sports medicine with a Trainer’s Office and separate Exam Room 2,500 SF Community Room with a 120-seat capacity and dedicated nutrition center 700 SF Equipment and Laundry Room Locker Rooms Team Rooms Coach Meeting Space
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUPPORT » Soccer Locker Room
» Student-Athlete Lockers
» Track & Field Locker Rooms
» Meeting Room
» Student-Athlete Lounges
» Sports Medicine Treatment Space
FAST FACTS WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY » 14 conference team titles » 130+ individual conference champions » 13 All-Americans » 11 top-50 national finishes
FAST FACTS MEN’S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY » 22 conference team titles » 150+ individual conference champions » 18 All-Americans » 5 top-50 national finishes
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BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL TRAINING FACILITY UTSA Athletics recognizes how crucial our facilities are to training high-performing student-athletes. This practice facility will be connected to the existing Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence. Featuring two full size practice courts, our student-athletes will be bound for success. The facility will also increase UTSA’s competitive edge in recruiting and retaining the nation’s best student-athletes and coaches, who are often attracted to universities by the caliber of their training and practice facilities.
FEATURES Two full size NCAA Practice Courts with eight goals on each court Top-Tier NCAA Division I real hardwood Performance Courts striped for both basketball and volleyball training 3,000 SF Weight Room with dedicated cardio 1,000 SF Athletic Training Room for sports medicine with separate Consultation Room and Hydrotherapy Locker Rooms Coaches Offices
FAST FACTS MEN’S BASKETBALL
» 7 conference championships » 4 NCAA Tournament appearances » 1st NCAA postseason victory in any UTSA sport » 2 All-Americans » 2 NBA players » 55 all-conference selections
FAST FACTS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL » 4 conference championships » 2 NCAA Tournament appearances » 1st 15-seed to take a 2-seed to overtime » 25+ all-conference selections
FAST FACTS VOLLEYBALL » 6 conference championships » 3 NCAA Tournament appearances » 3 All-Americans » 50+ all-conference selections
The donations to the Roadrunner Athletic Fund have helped many student-athletes accomplish dreams that began as kids. This fund and so many other parts of UTSA have continually helped equip and
ROADRUNNER ATHLETIC FUND UTSA student-athletes deserve a positive and invigorating experience in the classroom and in the athletic arena. Like many public universities with strong athletics programs, UTSA fully funds its student-athlete scholarships annually. In addition, UTSA Athletics established the Roadrunner Athletics Fund, which creates greater scholarship and experiential learning opportunities. Every dollar received is used to enhance student development in academics, athletics, and life skills.
educate many student-athletes, further enabling them. Not many people get the opportunity to become a Division 1 athlete, but I know that the Roadrunner Athletic Fund has helped make that possible for a lot of people.” – M A R C U S D AV E N P O R T, ’ 1 8 NFL DEFENSIVE END FOR THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Roadrunner Foundation Board are most appreciative of our alumni and donors who have made the success of UTSA Athletics possible over the years. We also thank the City of San Antonio and Bexar County for their enduring commitment. We hope you will join us in making Bold Champions: A New Era for UTSA Athletics a successful campaign as we build a bold future together. To learn about how you can engage, please visit utsa.edu/boldchampions or contact Brendan Hoffer, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development at (210) 458-8138 or Brendan.Hoffer@utsa.edu
• Nearly 400 Student-Athletes • 150+ Former UTSA Student-Athletes Have Competed Professionally
• 16 NCAA Public Recognition Awards Over the Last 5 Years
• 3.27 Average Cumulative Team GPA (Spring 2021)
• 14 Programs Currently Maintain a Team Cumulative GPA of 3.0+
• 218 Student-Athletes Named to 2020-21 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• 60 Student-Athletes earned a 2020-21
C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal
• 6 Consecutive Years with a Student-Athlete Graduate Success Rate of Over 80%
CHAMPIONS ON THE