Location: 401 West Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606
President: Dr. Ronald L. Vaughn
Colors: Red (PMS 185), Black and Gold (PMS 116)
Division: NCAA II
Conference: Sunshine State
Baseball: UT Baseball Field (1,000)
Basketball/Volleyball: Bob Martinez Athletics Center (capacity 3,432)
Rowing: McNeal Boathouse
Lacrosse, Soccer: Pepin Stadium (capacity 1,500)
Tennis: Naimoli and Young Family Tennis Complex (capacity 100)
Softball: Vince Naimoli Softball Complex (capacity 500)
Swimming: UT Aquatics Center
Welcome to the University of Tampa
We are looking forward to hosting your team in competition during the upcoming sport season at the University of Tampa.
Please take the time to review the information in this packet. We hope this packet will assist you and your team in preparation for your visit to Tampa and to the University of Tampa campus.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact our main office at (813)-257-3100. Best wishes to you and your department in this new school year.
DIRECTIONS TO UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA
The University of Tampa is located in the heart of downtown Tampa. It is easily accessible from Tampa International Airport right off of I-275. The University is located at 401 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida.
Driving Directions to the Bob Martinez Sports Center and Pepin Stadium: From I-275, exit at Ashley Street/Downtown West. You are now on Ashley St. Turn right at the first traffic light on to Tyler. Tyler merges into Cass as you pass the Performing Arts Center and cross the Cass Street Bridge. Turn left at the next intersection on North Boulevard. Pepin Stadium and the Bob Martinez center are down the block on the left and on the right. From Kennedy Boulevard (Route 60), turn north onto North Boulevard, travel three blocks to both facilities.
Parking: There is a parking garage located adjacent to the Bob Martinez Sports Center where you can park on the first floor. There is also a small parking lot located next to the stadium that is reserved for team vans. For bus parking, please use the one-way street (North B) bordering the south end of the Martinez center.
Flying: Tampa International Airport (TPA) is located 8 miles from the University. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is 17 miles from campus.
PREFERRED HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS
Howard Johnson Plaza
111West Fortune Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Contact Richard Markko
3805 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607
Contact Beverly Knobloch
5303 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609
Contact Becca Zarcone
Hampton Inn Ybor
1301 East 7th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
Contact: Maureen McGuire
1702 E. 7th Ave., Ybor City
Five Guys Famous Burgers & Fries
777 N. Ashley (downtown)
Frankie’s Gourmet Fast Food
909 W. Kennedy Blvd.
(next to campus, will deliver)
Pizza Hut delivery
Ragin Grill (hot grilled (no fried) food delivered to UT)
1719 W. Kennedy
The Press Box Sports Emporium & Eatery
222 S. Dale Mabry, Tampa, Florida 33609
Sodexho: Campus Food Service
UT Campus, Vaughn Center
CONTACT: Elizabeth Lopez
AREA ATTRACTIONS (Call for UT Guest Discounts)
•Channelside Cinemas & Imax Group Sales 813-221-5882, x228
•Destination Tampa Bay Tours & Attractions Tickets 813-905-5202
•Tampa Bay Rays (727) 825-3154, Kristin Aiello
TRAINING ROOM INFORMATION
Please click here for visiting team information regarding the University of Tampa Athletic Training Department
Pass List Policy: No pass list or reduced admission passes will be accepted for visiting teams unless otherwise stated in the competition contract agreement. We appreciate your assistance in this matter.
Ticket Prices: The ticket prices for all University of Tampa regular season athletic events are $5. Children under 12 are admitted free. UT faculty, staff and students are admitted free with a valid Spartan ID.
Sports Information: The sports information office is located in the athletic department office in the Bob Martinez Sports Center. Sports Information Director Tom Kolbe can be reached at (813) 257-3473 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Services: Press guides, game notes, programs and cumulative statistics will be distributed before each contest. Complete statistical books will be available at the conclusion of all UT home events. This information may be obtained through www.tampaspartans.com.
Broadcast Services: Contact the sports information office (813) 253-6241 in advance to make special arrangements for on-site live radio, television or web casts. There may be a fee depending on services required. A 48 hour notice must be given to ensure availability.
The following items are strictly prohibited at all University of Tampa Athletic Facilities: Alcoholic beverages, all food items, soft plastic water or soda containers, weapons of any kind, fireworks, coolers or picnic baskets, bicycles, air horns, laser pointers, musical instruments or noise makers and animals except for those prescribed for site impaired.
Any food or beverages designated for visiting teams must be brought in by the team and must stay with team at their bench at all times.
All fans, visiting teams and officials voluntarily assume all risk and danger incidental to the game or event, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the game, including, without limitation, injury from thrown or batted balls, bats, or other objects, acts of others, etc. The fans, visiting teams and officials agree to release and forever discharge University of Tampa, its officers and employees, agents, participants, Sunshine State Conference, NCAA, teams, their officers, or related persons from any and all liability for any injuries, expenses, claims, damages or liabilities resulting from or related causes. Baseballs, Softballs, Soccer balls, Basketballs and other flying objects into spectator areas can cause serious injury. Please be alert in all areas of the facility at all times.
Visiting team locker rooms are located in the Bob Martinez Sports Center. The men’s locker room is in second left hallway from the main entrance. The women’s locker room is located to the left immediately upon entering the building.
Availability: All visiting teams will receive a key to their appropriate locker rooms. They are responsible for securing all items before, during, or after an event.
Post-Game: Locker room access will be provided immediately following the game. No bench or shower towels will be provided as per the Sunshine State Conference handbook.