SEATTLE (May 24, 2012) – Seattle United, the advanced development club of the Seattle Youth Soccer Association, is pleased to announce that Eurosport, the world’s largest soccer retailer, will become the club’s first-ever uniform sponsor. All 2012/2013 Seattle United game jerseys will be emblazoned with the well-known Soccer.com logo.
“The Moylan family founded Eurosport/www.soccer.com in 1984 to help support the growth of soccer in the United States,” said Mike Moylan, founder and CEO.”A lot has changed in the past 25 plus years but one constant has been our commitment to partners like Seattle United that provide an enriching and positive soccer experience. We are excited to be a part of Seattle United’s vision and passion; on behalf of the 600 employees here at Eurosport/www.soccer.com I want to wish the Seattle United players, families and coaches all the best this season.”
Mike Ehrenberg, Seattle United President, added “We are incredibly fortunate to have a uniform and equipment partner that understands the needs of our club. Eurosport has really stepped up to help us deliver the best uniform experience for Seattle United families. Seattle United is honored to be the only youth soccer club in the country to have Soccer.com as a kit sponsor; we will wear that name proudly and look forward to continuing to build our program together for many years to come.”
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the sponsorship is expected to run for two years.
About Seattle United
Seattle United is the official advanced play club of Seattle Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth soccer association within Washington State, numbering over 13,000 players, and a member of Washington Youth Soccer and USYS. Seattle United combines all premier and select soccer in the cities of Seattle and Shoreline, where the club is dedicated to developing players to their full potential through a vertically-integrated, seamless soccer experience that offers year-round Advanced Player Development, Advanced Training Program, and Goal Keeper training academies. Seattle United is a registered 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization.