Goggin Ice Center
Goggin Ice Center is a multi-purpose sports facility in Oxford, Ohio serving the Miami University community. It replaces the Goggin Ice Arena. Like its predecessor, it is named for Lloyd Goggin, former school vice president who was instrumental in building the original ice arena. "The Goggin" features two ice rinks aptly named the “A Pad” and the “B Pad”. In addition to being the home for Miami's varsity hockey and synchronized skating programs, the building also hosts intramural hockey and broomball programs, hockey camps, skating lessons, and other events. The intramural hockey and broomball programs are among the top in the country.

From 1976 to 2006, Miami University’s ice home was Goggin Ice Arena. “The Goggin”, as it was known as then, needed to be replaced. In 2002, then university president Dr James Garland, made the executive decision that the new arena would be located across campus from the old “Goggin”. Then Senior Athletic Director Steve Cady was put in charge of the new ice arena project. A former player himself, Cady was more than qualified to head this task. The new building could not have been completed without the generous donations from Tom Brown, a former Miami goaltender, now CEO of Second Curve Capital in New York City

The teamwork of 360 Architecture, KKG, and GBBN Architecture headed up the project of designing the arena. After 104 weeks of work and over 41,000 man-hours, the project was completed. It was the most labor intensive project in university history. The project also called for a 500 car parking garage adjacent to the university.

Steve Cady Arena
Steve Cady Arena, the “A Pad” ice rink inside Goggin Ice Center, includes 2,800 general seats, 102 club-level seats, 4 opera suites and 6 private boxes as well as a large dining area. Including standing room only seats, the arena can hold up to nearly 4,000. The club seating area and press box has seating for 18, with room for two 4-person radio booths. The arena also includes locker rooms for varsity hockey, synchronized skating, as well as 13 other locker areas for intramural sports and recreational sports.

Intramural sports
The Goggin Ice Center’s intramural sports programs are among the top in the country. Goggin offers “Division 1”, “Division 2”, “Division 3”, and “Almost Beginner” leagues in ice hockey for fall, winter, and spring seasons, as well as Men’s, Women’s, and Co-Ed broomball leagues for each season. With over 500 teams signing up each season, the Goggin is a gem to the entire university.


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