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Improving communities through sport

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Adam Ligocki

Community First Champion Center

Adam Ligocki

Community First Champion Center

Adam has spent the last ten years of experience leading organizations that focus on the growth of young leaders through sports. Prior to joining the Sports Facilities Companies, he served the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee at Waukesha as their athletic director and head men’s basketball coach. Adam brings his experience and enthusiasm for building great teams to his role as general manager of the Community First Champion Center.  This facility has over 164,000 square feet of indoor athletic space featuring three competition pods: a year-round ice rink, a fieldhouse and a seasonal arena that transitions between an ice rink and hardwood courts.

In this position, Adam leads the Community First Champion Center team through all components of facility operations, including business development, event booking, marketing and branding, and staff development. Overall, he works to ensure that the Community First Champion Center builds a great experience for teams and guests and drives a significant economic impact for the Fox Cities.  

Adam graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and received a master’s degree in sport administration from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Adam played basketball collegiately while at Carroll University where he was a part of the first two NCAA tournament appearances in school history. Additionally, Adam directed all aspects of athletic department administration, including fundraising, scheduling, event supervision, and community relations while at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee at Waukesha and served as a professor of coaching theory. 

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