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Facilities and Directions

Staleton-Pierson Stadium

GCU FieldStapleton-Pierson Stadium is named after the two men, Dave Stapleton and John Pierson, who began and completed a dream come true for the Grand Canyon University softball program. However, this was truly a community effort. A lengthy list consists of the people on this campus who literally put their body, mind, and soul into the completion of this facility. Contributors such as Dr. Dave Brazell, baseball coach Dave Stapleton, softball coach Ann Pierson (then Pedersen), the 2003-2004 baseball team, the 2003-2004 softball team, the 2003-2004 men’s soccer team and many more will forever be remembered for their hard work and dedication.

The stadium was completed and ready for the inaugural season of the GCU softball team and dedicated in February of 2004. Two plaques, one on each dugout, honor those who contributed to this “dream come true.”

Stapleton-Pierson Stadium is named after the two men, Dave Stapleton and John Pierson, who began and completed a dream come true for the Grand Canyon University softball program. However, this was truly a community effort. A lengthy list consists of the people on this campus who literally put their body, mind, and soul into the completion of this facility. Contributors such as Dr. Dave Brazell, baseball coach Dave Stapleton, softball coach Ann Pierson (then Pedersen), the 2003-2004 baseball team, the 2003-2004 softball team, the 2003-2004 men’s soccer team and many more will forever be remembered for their hard work and dedication.


Directions to GCU Campus
3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AR 85017
Directions to Campus via Google Maps
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Grand Canyon University is conviently located in the center of Phoenix, just minutes from the downtown area and the airport.

From I-17:  Exit Camelback Road and proceed west. Continue on Camelback Road for 1 mile. The entrance to Grand Canyon University will be on your right.

From Sky Harbor Airport:  Grand Canyon University is a short 15 minute drive from Sky Harbor Airport. When exiting the airport:

  • Follow signs for I-10 West / SR-51 North
  • Continue on I-10 West for 5 miles
  • Exit 143A onto I-17 North towards Flagstaff
  • Continue on I-17 North for 3.4 Miles
  • Exit 203 - Camelback Road
  • Turn left onto Camelback Road
  • Grand Canyon University will be on your right