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Doane is continually reinvesting in its campus and college athletics.  Recognized as one of the most beautiful in the region, the campus in Crete is the ideal mix of historic and modern facilities.

George and Sally Haddix Recreation and Athletic Center

  • Home to basketball, volleyball, cheer, dance and tennis.

  • The center point between all athletic facilities, the Haddix Center also hosts the coaches' offices, weight room and fitness center. It's the building you envision when you think of athletics in college.

  • Tennis courts include lights for evening play and practices, and is available for recreational use by students and the community.

  • A scaled down version of our athletic training facility, used primarily for taping and other minor treatments that occur before practices or games.

  • Interactive computers in the front lobby introduce Doane Hall-of-Fame and Honor D recipients.

  • Fitness center memberships allow community members to utilize the weight room and workout areas.

Fuhrer Field House

  • Renovated and completed in January 2014:

    • a 200-meter regulation track

    • remodeled locker rooms

    • a high-performance arena floor

    • dedicated concessions area

    • classroom and lounge spaces

  • Located on the northeast end of the Doane campus, Fuhrer Field House is home to indoor track & field.

  • Athletic training facilities large enough for several athletes to receive rehab treatments at the same time.

  • Used as practice space for baseball, softball, and tennis as well as other sports and student recreation when other facilities are not available.

Jose M. and Elizabeth Ledon Softball and Baseball Complex

  • Home to tiger baseball and softball.

  • Located on the east end of campus.

  • The facility includes batting cages, a two-story press box and concession stand.


Al Papik Field and Lauritsen Outdoor Track

  • Al Papik Field is home to the football and soccer teams and was renamed from Simon Field on September 14, 2013.

  • Lauritsen Track surrounds the field and is home to the outdoor track & field team.

  • A new outdoor, polyurethane track was installed as part of a renovation in 2010. New turf was installed in 2011.

  • Located on the northwest end of the campus.

  • Both the track and turf field are used by the Crete community and Crete High School.


College Heights Country Club

  • A nine hole, par 36 course, located southwest of the Doane campus.

  • Home to men's and women's golf.

  • Host of the Doane Athletic Club golf tournament held in late summer.

Wilderness Ridge

  • A second golf course located in south Lincoln that offers a challenging layout and has been host to the GPAC Men's and Women's Championship Meets.

  • The course features 22 lakes with four large waterfalls interwoven into a mile and a half of streams that wind through the course bordered with mature trees.

  • The clubhouse at Wilderness Ridge was also recognized by Golf Inc. magazine as one of the best new facilities in the nation in 2003.

Cross Country Course


  • Home to the men's and women's cross country teams for Doane and Crete High School.

  • Located on the east end of campus

  • Host to the Dean White Invite, named after four-time All-American Dean White.

The Den

  • A practice facility for men's and women's soccer. 

  • Located on the east end of campus, The Den was the first home of Doane soccer.

  • Games are played at The Den when Simon Field is not available for use.