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Northampton Athletics Signs All-Sports Deal with Under Armour
August 21, 2013By Megan Maxwell of Northampton Community College
8/1/2013 2:05:00 PM
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Northampton Community College has announced a deal with Under Armour that will make the Baltimore-based leader in performance apparel, footwear and accessories, the official outfitter of Northampton Athletics, effective August 1, 2013.
The muliti-year deal gives UA the right to provide on-field and training gear to each of the school's 11 intercollegiate sports. Additionally, Under Armour will outfit all members of the athletic department, including coaches and staff.
"I have great respect for the Under Armour company and truly appreciate the opportunity to align our program with theirs," remarked Troy Tucker, Director of Athletics, "This deal not only provides our student-athletes and coaches with top notch apparel and uniforms, it creates unique marketing and recruiting opportunities for our program overall."
Northampton, a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) currently sponsors 11 intercollegiate sports; men's soccer, women's volleyball, men's & women's cross country, women's tennis, women's basketball, men's basketball, men's golf, men's lacrosse, baseball and softball.
Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The Company's products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam's Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.ua.com.