Stadium Director of Lucas Oil Stadium
Eric Neuburger is Stadium Director of Lucas Oil Stadium, a state of the art, retractable roof, multi-purpose stadium in downtown Indianapolis and home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.
Neuburger leads the management of Lucas Oil Stadium. The venue, which opened in 2008, has been host to the annual NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Super Bowl XLVI in 2012 and the NCAA Men’s Final Four in 2010 and 2015. The stadium will again host the NCAA Men’s Final Four in 2021 and 2026, and the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in 2022. The facility is physically connected to the Indiana Convention Center which enhances the capacity and occupancy of both facilities. It annually hosts Gen Con, the largest tabletop game convention in North America, as well as other major shows such as the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference, the National FFA Organization Convention, and the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show.
Prior to joining Lucas Oil Stadium, Neuburger served Indiana University for nearly ten years, ultimately as Senior Associate Athletic Director, where he oversaw the university’s sports facilities, including major renovations to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall and Memorial Stadium, and the design of Wilkinson Hall and other campus sports facilities. Neuburger was also responsible for all sports events, equipment operations, and negotiation of important revenue generating partnerships with adidas and Learfield IMG College. Prior to joining Indiana University, Neuburger was Executive Director of the Indiana Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sports, where he led Indiana’s efforts to increase physical activity in the population.
Neuburger is an Indiana licensed attorney. He received Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs and Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees from Indiana University and Master of Business Administration and Master of Sports Administration degrees from Ohio University.
Neuburger has served leadership roles in a variety of local organizing committees and sport governing bodies throughout his career, including the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee, 2010 NCAA Men’s Final Four, 2005 Women’s Final Four, the USA Swimming National Board of Review and Camps Committees, and the USA Diving National Board of Review Committee.