UNM New Mexico Mutual Champions Training Center

Owner: University of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Architect: McClain + Yu Architecture & Design


The 11,300 SF UNM training facility, located in the South End Zone of University Stadium, supports UNM
Division 1 and Olympic athletes. The facility is split into two levels; the first is a 9,774 SF weight training
floor and the second is a 1,538 SF cardio mezzanine which has views of the UNM Lobos football field.
The new facility replaces an outdated temporary facility, which was formerly housed in a large tent and
did not have adequate space or systems to support athletic training.

The center is large enough to support multiple teams training at the same time, and also allows UNM’s
medical and athletic training staff to use the latest technology in injury prevention and rehabilitation.
The facility is designed to provide UNM student athletes with a motivating space to train, maintain their
physical health, and compete at the highest level.

On game days, the Lobos enter the playing field through a ceremonial pathway incorporated into the
champions training center.

See more in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics - Facilities Showcase 2024 .