THE PANTHERS - A NEW ERA
The Panthers are looking forward to an exciting future.
Investing to win on the field and in the community, with players leading the way. Significant additions in the next 5 years shall include a new training campus and headquarters. Plus there will be major enhancements made to the Bank of America Stadium facility and experience.
In July 2018, Dave Tepper invested $2.2 billion of his own capital to acquire the Panthers. The highly successful investor and philanthropist wants the Panthers to be winners on the field and in the community.
Mr. Tepper has made a number of executive hires to including: Tom Glick, President (Manchester City FC) Mark Hart, COO (Pittsburgh Steelers) Meredith Starkey, CMO (T-Mobile)
In August 2019, the first infrastructure project of this new era for the Panthers will open. The Bubble is an indoor practice facility to help the team win and also a gameday destination for fans.
In May 2019, South Carolina lawmakers backed a scheme that would enable the Panthers to build a new practice facility and headquarters in Rock Hill. The planned 200 acre ‘Campus’ is expected to also be home to other sports, medical and commercial entities.
On May 1, the whole Panthers organization took part in the inaugural Keep Pounding Day. This celebrates the memory of Sam Mills through a day of service. This first event saw Panthers players and staff visit 25 different communities.