For Immediate Release
VYSA NAMES INARIA INTERNATIONAL AS OFFICIAL APPAREL SPONSOR OF VYSA AND THE VIRGINIA SOCCER TRAINING CENTER
Spotsylvania County, Va. August 17, 2015
The Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) announced today that they have entered into a multi-year partnership with INARIA, the Toronto-based soccer apparel and equipment manufacturer. The partnership provides INARIA with sponsorship assets and category exclusive status in the uniform and soccer apparel category. INARIA will provide VYSA uniforms and coaching gear for VYSA’s ODP and Academy Programs as well as a discount on premium INARIA uniforms, gear and equipment for VYSA member clubs and leagues. INARIA products will be worn exclusively by the VYSA State Coaching Staff as well as ODP and Academy players. INARIA will also become a sponsor of VYSA’s Virginia ODP Friendlies and the Virginia Soccer Training Center.
VYSA President Denise Edwards commented: “We are pleased to partner with INARIA to help showcase their exceptional product line to our 175,000 members. The INARIA brand will be featured nationally and internationally by our industry-recognized ODP program and through the leadership of VYSA.”
INARIA General Manager Saverio Michielli added: “We’re excited to partner with such a premier youth organization like the Virginia Youth Soccer Association. It’s an expansive program with a wide-variety of age groups and needs, and we’re proud to be able to service each team with our premium product, apparel and gear. We look forward to a long-lasting partnership.”
About the Virginia Youth Soccer Association: The Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) www.vysa.com is a member of the US Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer representing over 170,000 youth players, coaches and administrators in the Commonwealth of Virginia and DC. VYSA oversees programs including the Olympic Development Program (ODP), the National Championship Series (State Cup), the VYSA Academy Program, Coaching Education and more.
About the Virginia Soccer Training Center: The Virginia Soccer Training Center (VSTC) www.vysatc.com is owned and operated by VYSA and is one of the finest soccer training facilities on the East Coast. Situated on 50 acres of former farmland in Spotsylvania County half way between Washington, DC and Richmond, the facility boasts nine FIFA regulation fields including a small stadium. The facility will be the future home of VYSA’s State offices and indoor training facility.
INARIA designs and manufactures a full-line of team sports and active apparel, including pro-style jerseys, practice jerseys, socks, warm-up suits and training apparel. The company offers full finishing, embellishment and unique customization services at its Canadian headquarters. By providing superior quality, value and quick turnaround time, the company’s goal is to continue to develop strong relationships with its customers and loyal sports enthusiasts. Performance Sports Group Ltd., the parent company of INARIA, is a publically-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange whose affiliates market products under the BAUER, MISSION, MAVERIK, CASCADE, INARIA, COMBAT and EASTON brand names. Performance Sports Group is a member of the Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes, as well as the S&P/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index. For more information about INARIA, visit the company’s website at www.inariausa.com.