The University of Iowa

Hansen Football Performance Center


Headshots of Stew and LeNore Hansen

Honorees: Stew and LeNore Hansen 

Stew: 1929—2023 
LeNore: 1929—2022 


  • Stew Hansen is the former president and general manager of Stew Hansen Dodge City in Des Moines
  • Members of the UI Foundation’s Presidents Club, the Hansens are loyal contributors to the UI and have been season ticket holders for more than 25 years
  • In addition to their gift of $8 million to the Iowa Football Legacy Campaign, the Hansens made a gift to the recently-completed Carver-Hawkeye Arena Enhancement Campaign

Description of facility:
The Hansen Football Performance Center includes the new indoor practice facility and the Richard O. Jacobson Football Operations Building, a 76,000 square foot football operations center which features a strength training area, team locker rooms, team meeting rooms, state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of training, athletic training facilities, staff offices, conference and position meeting rooms, a new equipment room and space dedicated to the history and success of Hawkeye Football. 

Hansen Football Performance Center


Address: 992 Evashevski Drive
Year built: 2012, move-in 2014
Additional building information: Hansen Football Performance Center

Aerial View of Building