Brandon McCarville, 29, joined Creighton August of 2006 as Creighton University's Athletics Facilities Manager. In McCarville's role he oversees the day to day operations of athletic facilities, game management, rental events and event operations of the school's on-campus facilities.
McCarville handles management of D.J. Sokol Arena inside the Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center, the Vinardi Center, the CU Sports Complex (baseball and softball), Michael G. Morrison, S.J., Soccer Stadium and Creighton’s new basketball Championship Center. The Championship Center ( 42,400 sq. feet) will boast of two practice basketball courts, state of the art strength and conditioning facility, training room, men’s basketball locker room, hydro therapy room with a underwater treadmill along with an academic learning center for student athletes.
In 2011, the baseball and softball fields at the CU Sports Complex completed installation of a new baseball/softball-specific turf that features grass-like fibers and a combination sand-crushed rubber base. With new Field Turf installed in 2012, Morrison Soccer Stadium is widely considered the premier soccer venue in the country. D.J. Sokol Arena and The Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center (78,134 square-foot facility) is the home for Creighton women's volleyball and basketball programs with a court arena seating 2,450. The facility also includes coaches' offices, locker rooms, ticket offices, athletic training, meeting rooms and a media workroom. The arena is also used for other campus and community events including campus assemblies, coaching camps/clinics, concerts and speakers.
McCarville had previously served as the Complex Manager at the Optimist Youth Sports Complex in Lincoln, Neb. He helped coordinate field rentals and equipment, as well as irrigation management, at the complex. He also oversaw management of the clubhouse, including food and beverage sales, advertising sales, and scheduling of all events. Prior to that, he had spent two years as the Assistant Grounds Manager at Abbott Sports Complex, also in Lincoln.
A 2005 graduate from the Southeast Community College in Beatrice, Neb., McCarville earned his Associates Degree of Applied Science in Horticulture, with a major emphasis in Turfgrass Management. He is currently completing his BA in Communications at Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska. He is a member of the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
McCarville is a native of Lincoln, NE. He and his wife Shaye reside in west Omaha with their 3-year-old son Landon and 1-year-old daughter Rylan.