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Hertz Center wows coaches and student athletes

In addition to the basketball courts, the building offers top-notch offices and locker rooms for the teams, a conditioning, training and hydrotherapy center, a video and film room and several second-floor conference rooms. 

Hertz Center ribbon-cutting
Athletics director Rick Dickson (from left), philanthropist Doug Hertz and Tulane President Scott Cowen cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the Hertz Center, an athletics practice facility. (Photo by Parker Waters)


November 18, 2011

Carol J. Schlueter
cjs@tulane.edu

“It’s a coach’s dream,” Lisa Stockton said as she stood beside the two full-size basketball courts ringed with 12 baskets at the heart of the new $13 million Hertz Center, dedicated on Thursday (Nov. 17) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by members of the Tulane community.

The 43,000-square-foot practice facility for the Green Wave men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams “definitely has a ‘wow’ factor to it,” said Stockton, in her 18th season as head coach for women’s basketball. More...

 

 

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