Who you help
Igniting Community Spirit
UTSA Athletics attracts top students, which is especially important as the university continues to pursue Tier One designation. At UTSA, athletics are an opportunity to enrich the student experience as well as help our students gain valuable skills that will prepare them for life.
We know that the attributes of successful leaders can be developed as much on the playing field as in the classroom. Participating in athletic competition fosters mental toughness, competitive and team spirit, and determination to succeed in a way that academic coursework alone simply could not.
The new Athletics Complex at Park West will propel UTSA to the next level in athletics competitions, recruiting and student services. It is critical for UTSA to have facilities that are on par or exceed our peers, especially those in Conference USA. The complex will also be a focal point for the greater community, providing a forum for competition and the facilities to ensure future generations can fully enjoy and engage in sports.
With help from loyal donors and the community, we will build top athletic facilities that demonstrate our commitment to the individual growth of student-athletes, and support teams in their efforts to recruit top talent to represent the university in all sports.
Richard Garrett, Jr.
A team captain, All-American, and now Conference USA Field Athlete of the Year, Richard Garrett, Jr. has flourished for the Men’s Track & Field team at UTSA.
When the UTSA Track and Field team hosted its first meet in March, distance runner Nina Herrera described the experience as incredible. “It is such a great feeling to be able to practice and compete somewhere that is designated just for you,” she says of the Park West Athletics complex.