Kentucky Youth Soccer & Gildan
LEXINGTON, KY (April 17, 2012) – Kentucky Youth Soccer, Kentucky’s largest youth sports organization, announces Gildan as the Official T-Shirt Supplier of Kentucky Youth Soccer in addition to becoming the Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky State Open Cup; the premier youth soccer tournament in the Commonwealth.
The partnership encompasses many elements intended to add benefits for Kentucky Youth Soccer members.
The signature elements through the partnership provide Kentucky Youth Soccer Apparel and T-Shirts for the following programs:
- State Hosted Tournaments
- Player Camps
- Coaching Education
- U9 Academy
In addition, this will offer Kentucky Youth Soccer the opportunity to provide T-shirts to underserved areas of the state and give Kentucky Youth Soccer the opportunity to start an online store with Kentucky Youth Soccer Apparel.
"We are happy to have Gildan join our sponsor family and assist our members for the advancement and successes of their organizations," said Kris Zander, Executive Director of Kentucky Youth Soccer. "Kentucky Youth Soccer strives to create benefits that assist our membership and we know families can use products offered by our new partner."
Gildan will be featured on www.KYSoccer.net and related member benefits will also be communicated through the Kentucky Youth Soccer e-newsletters.
About Kentucky Youth Soccer Association
Kentucky Youth Soccer- a non profit organization founded in 1979 that serves 45,000 players, coaches, administrators, and volunteers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Kentucky Youth Soccer is a proud member of the US Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer. Kentucky Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.kysoccer.net.
Gildan is a vertically-integrated manufacturer and global marketer of quality branded basic apparel, as well as the leading activewear brand in the American and Canadian screenprint markets and one of the world’s largest suppliers of athletic, casual and dress socks sold to a broad spectrum of retailers in the U.S. With approximately 30,000 employees worldwide, Gildan owns and operates highly efficient, environmentally and socially responsible facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin. Based in Montreal, Gildan also has US headquarters for its Branded Apparel division in Charleston, SC. For more information about Gildan visit www.gildan.com and for more information on Gildan’s Corporate Citizenship initiatives visit www.genuinegildan.com.