Apache Sports Facilities


Tyler Junior College has some of the finest sports facilities in the East Texas Area. Take a look at some of the places where our students work and play to make our sports program a fun and exciting place to be! 
NOTE:  In accordance with City of Tyler ordinances, no pets are allowed at TJC Athletic events.  This includes events held at Mike Carter Field and Rose Stadium, which are owned by the Tyler Independent School District.


 - Wagstaff Gymnasium:  1720 Apache Pass, Tyler, TX
 - Mike Carter Baseball Field:  1900 W. Houston St., Tyler, TX
 - Murphy Tennis Center:  1030 S. Palmer Ave, Tyler, TX
- The Brook Hill School Schwab Softball Field:  1051 N. Houston St., Bullard, TX

Instructions on how to reserve facilities:

1.  Download Facility Contract for corresponding facility

a.     Pat Hartley Soccer Complex
b.     Wagstaff Gymnasium
c.  Mike Carter Baseball Field (contact Tyler ISD)

2. Contact Apache Athletic Department Staff (Kelsi Weeks, Chuck Smith, Dr. Tim Drain) at 903.510.2458 to check on date/time availability


Note: Facility use is on a "first come, first confirmed" basis. A contract agreement must be fully confirmed in order to secure date/time of an event.



Wagstaff Gymnasium
Quick facts:  Built in 1964...named in honor of Coach Floyd Wagstaff and his contributions after starting athletics at TJC...renovations in 2004 (bleacher renovation and seating capacity expansion to 2,500) and in 2010 (upgrade and expansion of the front offices and the men's and women's wings in the back of the gym)...Wagstaff Gym is used for varsity men's & women's basketball and volleyball practices and games...site of the main Athletic Training Room, the Wagstaff Museum, and TJC graduations...host facility for high school basketball and volleyball exhibit and playoff games...host facility for NJCAA Region XIV basketball and volleyball tournaments as well as large events sponsored by TJC.



Apache Strength and Conditioning Weight Room

Apache Men's and Women's Locker Rooms

Pat Hartley Complex

Quick facts:  Originally built to hold two regulation-sized grass soccer fields...renovated in 2010 with the conversion of the West side grass field into a turf field that is striped for football and soccer...the Pat Hartley Complex includes a public walking track but the playing surfaces are strictly used for football practices and men's & women's soccer practices and games...host facility for high school soccer exhibition and playoff games...host facility for NJCAA Regional, District, and National Soccer Tournaments as well as large events sponsored by TJC.


Mike Carter Baseball Field
Quick facts:  Built in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration Project...renovated in 1948 due to a fire and in 1991 with formation of the Tyler Baseball Commission...has been home to several minor league and professional baseball teams...TJC baseball began practicing and playing at Mike Carter Field with the rejuvenation of the program in 1992...Tyler Independent School District bought the facility from the City of Tyler in 1998...host facility for high school baseball exhibition and playoff games coordinated through Tyler ISD Athletics...host facility for NJCAA Regional, District, and National Tournaments.


The Brook Hill School's Schwab Softball Field

Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium

JoAnn Medlock Murphy Tennis Center
Quick facts:  Built in 2007...2007 USTA Outstanding Facility Award...used for men's & women's tennis practices and matches...instruction facility for the professional tennis management program...host facility for high school tennis exhibition and playoff matches...host facility for USTA/ITA sanctioned events...host facility for NJCAA Regional, and National Tennis Tournaments as well as large events sponsored by TJC.  

Apache Athletic Training Room