Canisius College – Koessler Athletic Center Gymnasium

Built in 1968 and home to the Division I Canisius College Golden Griffin Athletic Department, the KAC is home to various intercollegiate and high school athletic events. The facility also hosts numerous concerts, comedy shows and the College’s graduate school graduation ceremonies.

Recent upgrades to the facility include new bleachers and chair back seats, update AV to allow for televised competitions, new ticket office, state of the art training facility, and updated locker rooms.

Sports Played Wrestling, Basketball, Volleyball, Martial Arts

Seating Capacity: 2196


Meeting Space

Locker Rooms


DESCRIPTION: Here you will find all you need to know to keep you actively engaged with the happenings in and around the Koessler Athletic Center and Demske Sports Complex which is home to Division I, Club and Intramural athletic programs here at Canisius. Whether you're a fan of the Griffs, current athlete or weekend warrior who enjoys engaging themselves in a variety of athletic forums, Canisius College Sports and Athletic Facilities provide a wide variety of options for you to engage yourself, meet new people, and explore all that the college has to offer! The KAC is open for all current students and staff members, offering wellness opportunities within the Canisius College aquatic center and weight room, boasting state of the art free weight and cardio equipment, and a fully renovated aquatic center for open swim.