The new state-of-the-art Player Development Center-West Campus opened in the early summer of 2014. It replaces Netum Steed Laboratory, which was razed as part of the Kyle Field redevelompent.
The new PDC is utilized by Aggie soccer, swim/dive, volleyball, softball, equestrian, track and field, cross country, golf, and tennis student-athletes--conveniently located just across the street from Reed Arena and adjacent to Ellis Field, providing ample parking and easy access.
A view from the front of the new West Campus Player Development Center.
The main entrance gives student-athletes access to both the Strength Facility and the Applied Exercise Science Laboratory.
The new Player Development Center features 16 platforms/modular units, along with the 14 TRX stations.
The West Campus Player Development Center features custom built-in platforms with the Texas A&M logo.
Here you see a panoramic view of the strength facility, highlighting window space and natural light.
The Player Development Center features vintage, custom weights that were also utilized at the previously used Netum Steed Laboratory, which opened in 1986.
This is one of 16 sets of custom bumper plates, featuring the block Texas A&M logo.
The Development Center also features eight sets of these custom dumbbells, which allows student-athletes to have a total of 292 combinations of weights.
Here is another view of the recycled, vintage, custom weights from Netum Steed.
Student-athletes have access to pro-field artificial turf, which is used for agility training and conditioning.
The pro-field artificial turf area helps create an all-encompassing training facility for Texas A&M student-athletes.
Texas A&M student-athletes have access to a complete performance nutrition area inside the West Campus PDC which offers made-to-order smoothies, fresh fruit, sandwiches, and additional recovery products.