WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gallaudet University and Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) announced today that the Baltimore-based leader in performance apparel, footwear and accessories will become the official outfitter of Gallaudet University athletics beginning this month.
The multi-year agreement gives Under Armour the right to provide on-field and training gear to each of the Bison’s 14 varsity sports including, baseball, football, and men’s and women’s basketball. Additionally, Under Armour will outfit all members of the athletic department including coaches and staff.
"We are excited to be aligned with Under Armour, and this partnership will benefit our student-athletes, coaching staffs, and athletic programs,” said Michael Weinstock, Gallaudet University Athletic Director. “We strive to be the best in the classroom and in the athletic arena. Our relationship with Under Armour, a brand that strives for excellence, will help elevate our own brand and our athletic programs."
“Gallaudet University is an institution dedicated to opportunity and excellence,” said Matt Mirchin, Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing, Under Armour. “We look forward to our partnership in helping the Bison reach new levels of success in our commitment to empower all athletes.”
The University’s new department-wide outfitter agreement includes marketing entitlements that will complement the brand’s marketing campaigns through print and on-field presence at the University.
Under Armour products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe.
About Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world. For more information, visit www.gallaudet.edu and www.gallaudetathletics.com.
About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The brand's moisture-wicking synthetic fabrications are engineered in many different designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate to provide a performance alternative to traditional natural fiber products. 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.