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March 13th, 2018 | by Dan Gale
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On the horizon (actually across the street) a new stadium will be built to provide the proud and tradition-rich Husky program a 21st century complex reflective of the University’s commitment to national-level baseball excellence. Construction is scheduled to begin during summer 2018 for the Husky Athletic Village and Performance Complex. The project, when completed, will showcase three new stadiums for baseball, softball and soccer as well as a soccer practice field and a large building facility to provide support services (coaches offices, locker rooms, sports medicine, strength training, equipment, etc.) for each program. As has been the case with other UConn Athletics building projects, private dollars generated through generous donor support will play a vital role in helping underwrite the cost of the Husky Village. UConn athletics is actively pursuing $25 million in philanthropy for the multi-faceted baseball/soccer/softball project. To date, private donors have committed approximately $18 million. –Read More

Dan Gale About Dan Gale
Dan Gale has been working in and around college athletics for the past 15 years. He has worked in fundraising and operations at the University of North Carolina, Temple University and East Stroudsburg University. He spent the bulk of his career at CBS Collegiate Sports Properties in leadership roles at the United States Air Force Academy, Old Dominion University, Towson University and University of Maryland. Upon leaving college athletics, he spent four years in the private sector building companies focusing with college athletics in the areas of technology and secondary ticket sales. He is currently the President of Leona Marketing Group, helping athletic departments formulate their revenue generation strategies and negotiating their multimedia rights.

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