Chris Nations

Over 14 years, Mr. Nations has managed numerous sports construction projects within collegiate athletics, public and private sectors. He has been involved in the design, construction, commissioning and operation of projects totaling more than $400 million. In addition to his sports construction experience, he served as an athletic administrator in both the ACC and the Pac 10 Conference.

Since leaving college athletics, Mr. Nations has served in both a design and owner’s representative role for sports projects across the country. His duties include serving as the “construction and facilities” consultant for NACDA. As Director of Design and Construction for International Coliseums Company, Mr. Nations oversaw all aspects of design, construction and procurement for over $170 million sports construction projects.

Previously, Mr. Nations served in athletic administration at University of Maryland and Arizona State University. In these positions, he oversaw athletic construction and daily operations of some of the most prestigious athletic facilities in the country including the Comcast Center and Sun Devil Stadium. He also managed major sporting events such as the Fiesta Bowl, Insight Bowl, NCAA basketball and the NFL. Prior to these positions, he worked for Santa Clara University and Indiana State University.