The Future of Sports Stadiums
The Center for the Study of Sports and Society presents "The Future of Sports Stadiums: How Changing Facilities Impact Communities, the Fan Experience, Participants and Sports Themselves," with Scott Radecic, founding senior principal at the global architecture and design firm Populous. This event is free and open to the public.
About Scott Radecic
Throughout his 30-year career, Scott Radecic has specialized in servicing university and National Football League clients. He has extensive experience in all areas of sports facility strategic planning, design, budgeting and project management.
Radecic earned his bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from Penn State and was an All-America linebacker on the 1982 national championship team. He played 11 seasons in the NFL.
Radecic played a key role in previous renovations to Beaver Stadium, and Penn State Athletics is working with a Populous on its 20-year facilities master plan that was announced last year.
Radecic’s expertise touches not only on architecture but on sports business, community development, and public policy. His insights illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of the Center for the Study of Sports in Society, an interdisciplinary effort at Penn State facilitating the collaboration and research of experts from nine different colleges at the University. The group’s mission is to initiate discussion between academics, industry executives and policymakers about research, regulation and reforms with regard to professional, intercollegiate, youth, and club-level amateur sports.