WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College department of athletics has announced a new multi-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS to continue to make NIKE the official apparel of Quaker Athletics. BSN will also serve as the official equipment provider. The agreement, which will begin on July 1, 2021 is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III schools as well as NJCAA and NAIA institutions.
"We've had a long-standing relationship with BSN SPORTS and NIKE that the College is happen to see continue," said Carl Coatney, the athletic department's equipment manager. "Our student-athletes, wearing state-of-the-art gear and equipment, represent our athletic department well."
The agreement includes numerous incentives in the form of discounts and rewards along with incentives for on-field achievements and additional marketing and promotional opportunities.
"Our longstanding relationship with Wilmington College and its incredible athletic department is very important to us, and we're beyond excited to continue our partnership for many years to come" said Todd Northrop, Vice President of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select. "Not only will we provide the finest apparel and athletic products to all athletes associated with WC Athletics, but we'll also work tirelessly with coaches to put time back into their day so they can spend more time impacting students' lives on the field or court."
About Nike, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories.
ABOUT BSN SPORTS
BSN SPORTS is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. A division of Varsity Brands, BSN SPORTS markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle and high schools, and recreational programs throughout the United States via catalog, e-commerce, and direct sales. Focused on providing game changing solutions through local partnerships, multi-brand selection and one-stop shopping for equipment and uniforms, BSN SPORTS' more than 2,000 employees have been helping elevate participation in team sports since 1972. For more information about BSN SPORTS please visit www.bsnsports.com.