Coxe Cage


Facility Coxe Cage
Track Name

William Clay Ford Track and Field Center
Frank Shorter '69 Track

Location Yale Bowl Complex, between Cullman Courts and the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium
Date Constructed 1928
Construction Cost $300,000
Primary Purpose Indoor Track and Field
Secondary Purpose Inclement Weather Practices
Dimensions Overall building: 165' x 350' (57,700 sq. ft.).
Infield area: 26,000 sq. ft.
Track: 200m x 4 lanes.
Laps/Mile 8
Bleacher Capacity 1,000
Type of Construction Brick with steel trusses. Roof is BUR with 3,024 2' x 4' lights of glass in steel framework. Current track is "Textured Athlaprene", installed by En Tout Cas. The rubber/urethane infield was installed by the Copeland Co., AKA Dalton Enterprises, the firm that built and maintains the Decoturf tennis courts.
Renovations The building was fully renovated in 1981-82, following a design developed by Herbert S. Newman. The grandstand, offices, and batting cages were constructed, the entire floor was laid with athletic surfaces, new lighting was added, and all steel work recoated.
Accessory Facilities Baseball/Softball Batting Cages
Staff Offices
Annual Events Yale Invitational Track Meet and Trade Shows
Community Events
Manager Anthony Diaz
(203) 764-9227