Rutgers student-athletes achieve their goals in a state-of-the-art facility known as the Hale Center. Located adjacent to Rutgers Stadium, it houses the weight room, football locker room, team meeting rooms, and the Academic Support Services advisors for the football team.
The weight room is a hub of activity on a daily basis. It is a place where good athletes become great athletes. Encompassing a spacious 4,500 square feet, it features the most modern of equipment as well as a high-tech stereo system, enabling superior athletes to reach their peak performances.
Encouragement and guidance are given by Strength & Conditioning coach Jay Butler. With his office located directly in the weight room, he is part of the action at all times and takes a personal interest in each and every Scarlet Knight. He develops individualized programs tailored to the particular needs of each individual athlete.
Louis Brown Athletic Center - The "RAC"
Rutgers University athletes benefit from a speed, strength and conditioning program designed to develop all components of their athleticism.
The athletes work directly with a staff of full-time Certified Strength & Conditioning Coaches. The Rutgers Athletic Center is home of the Olympic Sports speed, strength and conditioning programs. The 3,200-square-foot facility was renovated recently to meet the needs of the student athlete. It features a variety of modern equipment and is supervised by the strength and conditioning staff. Rutgers University is building a new football training center located in the Hale Center, which will include a 3 lane artificial turf 60 yard runway, new Olympic lifting platforms, supplementation station as well as a variety of other equipment to enhance an athlete’s performance.