The McWhorter Center for Women's Athletics officially opened its doors in January of 2001. The 44,000 square-foot building is home to the Auburn University gymnastics team and softball team.
A large portion of the building functions as the permanent practice facility for Auburn gymnastics. The center also includes team rooms and locker rooms for both softball and gymnastics, equipped with the latest technology for entertainment and study needs.
Leather couches provide a comfortable atmosphere for team meetings and relaxation. Coaches offices as well as training rooms make this facility the epicenter for both softball and gymnastics.
The gymnastics training facility occupies 14,770 square feet of the McWhorter Center, giving the Tigers everything they need to compete at the highest level. The training room includes:
Four vaulting areas
Four uneven bars
Two single bars (pit and strap)
A channel (trench) bar and trampoline bar station
Seven balance beams (resi and loose foam)
Two resi-pit tumbling strips
48' x 48' floor
40' in-ground Tumbl-Trak
44' rod floor into loose foam
An in-ground trampoline with resi and loose foam
4 DVR recording systems
Over 30 cardio stations
The McWhorter Center houses softball's locker room, team room and training room just beyond the centerfield wall of Jane B. Moore Field. Some of the amenities include:
30 custom lockers with custom name plates
Custom Auburn pool table
Dell desktop computers
Navy leather, AU embroidered couches
50" flat screen TV
Surround sound audio system