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As one of the most prestigious men’s collegiate basketball teams in the nation, the KU men’s basketball coaching staff wanted to up their game in the locker room. They turned to Dimensional Innovations under a tight timeline for what was to be a “dream job” according to DI CEO, Tucker Trotter. DI tapped into the rich history of the team to create environmental branding and theming to modernize and update the space. KU competes with the best teams in college basketball. The new space is designed to make a recruit understand what it’s like to be part of an amazing team and tradition. Sports Illustrated magazines line the hallways featuring former KU greats and large graphics overlaid with inspirational quotes will motivate players for years.

16,300

Capacity for Jayhawk fans in Allen Fieldhouse

130.4 dB

The loudest roar in AFH, setting a Guinness World Record for loudest college basketball arena in the country

 

DI’s video team, Rockbox, enlisted the help of filmmaker Ron Berg and composer Sam Billen to create the video above, which shows off the new KU locker rooms and shares Coach Self’s personal perspective on the storied KU basketball program.

 

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Drew Berst

Drew Berst

Practice Director - Collegiate Sports

Drew Berst is the Practice Director for Collegiate Sports at Dimensional Innovations and is incredibly proud to lead a team that has achieved over 400% revenue growth while also tripling their market share since 2015. Success had been... more about Drew Berst Drew Berst Drew Berst Practice Director - Collegiate Sports

Drew Berst is the Practice Director for Collegiate Sports at Dimensional Innovations and is incredibly proud to lead a team that has achieved over 400% revenue growth while also tripling their market share since 2015. Success had been driven by DI’s unique, design-build approach to project delivery, master brand planning partnerships, and interactive technology experiences in addition to their traditional work in facility graphics and branding.

At DI, Berst is the single point of accountability for all collegiate sports clients and his main focus is to live and breathe college sports, in other words, keep doing what he has been doing his entire life. Professionally, Berst has been working in the sports facility industry for over 12 years and has been involved in over $2 billion worth of athletic facility projects.

Berst was born and raised in Kansas City and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, as well as an MBA from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington. He’s steadfast in his belief that there is no such thing as a family vacation, unless a sporting event is involved.

Most importantly, Berst is a husband to Betsy and a parent to three girls – Edie, Nora and Margot.

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