Facilities

GEORGE S. ECCLES TENNIS CENTER

Indoor Tennis CenterBuilt in 1989 the Eccles Tennis Center features eight indoor courts and has a seating capacity of 1,500. It is one of the nicest and most spacious college indoor facilities in the country and includes both the men’s and women’s coaches offices, players locker rooms and a players lounge.

The George S. Eccles Indoor Tennis Center includes electronic scoreboards and PlaySight technology on all 6 match courts.


SPENCE ECCLES TENNIS STADIUM

Outdoor Tennis CenterIn the summer of  2014 the University of Utah opened the $2.5 million Spence Eccles Tennis Stadium as an addition to the George S. Eccles Tennis Center.

The new outdoor courts with elevated center seating for nearly 500 spectators, includes electronic scoreboards, PlaySight technology on every court allowing for both live online streaming and video and statistical analysis.


ALEX SMITH WEIGHT ROOM


The  Ute tennis team, led by strength coach Scott Willis, do their strength training at this state of the art facility. Made possible in part by the generous donation of San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback and former Ute Alex Smith. This 7,500 square foot facility features 16 full racks with olympic platforms, a large dumbbell training area and a large cardiovascular area. The strength and conditioning program concentrates on strength training, injury prevention and motivation. Off season, the Utes will do strength training 3 days a week, while in season that will be reduced to 2 times a week.

SPENCE ECCLES FIELDHOUSE

The Eccles Fieldhouse opened its doors in 2008 and was designed with student-athletes in mind. The men’s tennis team does most of their conditioning program in here. With its soft surface it minimizes hard impacts and it creates an ideal (warm) environment for both aerobic and anaerobic training. Conditioning workouts will be held twice weekly.


SPORTS MEDICINE FACILITY


Part of a $32 million expansion program, the brand new sports medicine facility will feature only the best of the best for Ute student-athletes.  It will feature the biggest hydrotherapy project in the United States with 5 state of the art hydrotherapy pools. The new ‘training room’ will furthermore feature taping stations, treatment beds and of course a state of the art rehab section. If on schedule, the project should be completed by the summer of 2013.

STUDENT-ATHLETE DINING HALL

CafeteriaAlso part of the $32 million expansion program is the brand new dining hall. It will have space for approximately 200 athletes at the time. Ideal for the busy lives of student-athletes, who are combining rigorous practices and a full time school load, to enjoy a good, nutritious meal. In combination with an individualized meal plan, sports nutritionist Beth Wolfgram can help student-athletes make better nutritional decisions and will be able to monitor their nutritional intake much better. The project should be ready to serve meals in the summer of 2013.

KENNETH BURBIDGE ATHLETICS ACADEMIC CENTER

The Burbidge Center is a national-class academic facility which provides unprecedented academic services to student-athletes. Reserved only for Utah’s varsity student-athletes, the Burbidge Center is known for its aesthetics, technology and academic service.

The full service, 11,000 square-foot academic facility us used by all 20 varsity Utah athletic teams and is the true center of academics for our student-athletes. It features a large computer lab, academic advising offices, group and one-on-one tutoring rooms and free printing. On top of that, it houses the award winning Life Skills/Career Resource Center. All services provided are free of cost!

Under the direction of our academic advising team, led by Sarah Green, each student-athlete will be monitored to ensure that he is making progress toward degree with the highest possible grades. Our athletes will be guided by student mentors, tutors, free lab access and printing, and, among many other things, will receive priority class registration.

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