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Anderson University Begins Construction on Trojan Football Operations Center

May 4, 2022
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Facility is the Latest Step in Launching Trojan Football Program Ahead of Inaugural Season in 2024

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In preparation for the inaugural season of Trojan Football, Anderson University began construction of its new Football Operations Center during a groundbreaking ceremony today.

Construction of the 45,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to conclude ahead of the 2023-2024 academic year. Located in the east end zone of Spero Financial Field at Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium, the state-of-the-art facility will house coaches’ offices, locker rooms, team meeting rooms, and a training and sports medicine center.

The first Anderson University Trojan Football season is scheduled to begin in 2024. AU is an NCAA Division II program within the South Atlantic Conference (SAC.)

Among those attending the groundbreaking ceremony included City of Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts; Trojan Football Coach Bobby Lamb; AU Vice President for Athletics Dr. Bert Epting; members of the Anderson University Board of Trust; and state and local community leaders.

Past news about the launch of the first Anderson University Trojan Football team:

Anderson University Moving Forward with Plan to Launch Football Program
(October 3, 2019)

Spero Financial to Partner with Anderson University in Launching Trojan Football Program
(June 30, 2021)

Bobby Lamb Named First Head Coach of Anderson University Trojans Football
(July 13, 2021)

Network Controls Gift Benefits New Trojan Football Program
(July 22, 2021)

Feature: Coach Bobby Lamb has embraced a unique path and a singular mission—to make a difference in others’ lives
(March 4, 2022)

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