K-State Athletics releases new facility master plan


Manhattan, Kan. (kstatesports.com)–K-State Athletics Director Gene Taylor unveiled today a new facility master plan that proposes $210 million of new construction and enhancements that will benefit all 15 Wildcat athletic programs.

“With the assistance of architect consultant HOK, our staff has been working on this plan for quite for some time and we are pleased to share our vision for the future of K-State Athletics and our facility infrastructure,” Taylor said. “With the assistance of Tom Waggoner and Ron Ganz from HOK and Senior Associate AD Jeremy Niederwerder, who helped lead this process, we interviewed every sport’s coaching staff and all department support units to determine our facility needs that will benefit all of our programs. Our goal is to provide our teams the best facilities they need to compete for championships while doing so in a manner that makes sense for K-State, both financially and practically.”

In addition to the $20 million baseball/soccer project and the $4 million overhaul of the RV Christian Track, which are all currently in progress, the new master plan includes the following future projects:

  • South Endzone project at Bill Snyder Family Stadium ($29 million).
  • New volleyball arena ($17.5 million).
  • New Olympic Performance Training Facility ($13 million).
  • New Football Indoor Facility and Outdoor Practice Field ($24.5 million).
  • Bramlage Coliseum renovation ($85 million).
  • New Indoor Track and Field Facility ($12 million).
  • Brandeberry Indoor Complex Renovation ($4.5 million).
  • Men’s and Women’s Golf Complex at Colbert Hills ($4.5 million).
  • New Indoor Tennis Facility ($14.5 million).
  • New Soccer Practice Pavilion ($5.5 million).