Kansas State University Vanier Football Complex
Walter P Moore provided structural engineering services for this extensive renovation and expansion project. The newly updated complex offers twice as much Academic Learning Center space as the original building as well as a massive new Strength and Conditioning Center for the use of all K-State’s 450 student-athletes.
The Vanier Football Complex project also enhances the North End Zone experience in Bill Snyder Family Stadium with the addition of a 30’x50’ Video Board a new Ribbon Video board and a newly enclosed seating bowl. These improvements enhance the grass roots family seating experience and bring an even louder, more intimidating atmosphere to each and every game day. The Wildcats will experience home field advantage like never before.
Other features of the complex include: bench seating for 2000; concourse connection to West Side; coaches offices and locker rooms, conference rooms, staff kitchen, large team meeting room with operable walls, team theater with fixed tiered seating for 140, Wildcat locker room and visiting locker room, players’ lounge; strength training with high-ceiling weight room, cardio/plyometric ramp. The athletic training section includes areas for taping, rehabilitation, 4 hydrotherapy pools, recovery plunge pool, and treatment rooms, as well as the team doctor’s office and X-ray room. Academic areas include reception, computer room, study room, tutoring spaces and offices. The state of the art facility also includes A/V areas with editing suites, coaches studio, sensory theater, offices and storage.