USTA New England
Announces Partnership With Wilson
January 22, 2020
Media Contact: James Maimonis
Manager, Media & Communications
508-366-3450 ext. 112
USTA NEW ENGLAND ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH WILSON SPORTING GOODS
Wilson Serves as the Official Tennis Equipment of the Section
WESTBOROUGH, MA- The United States Tennis Association of New England (USTANE) is proud to announce a new partnership with Wilson Sporting Goods. The Chicago-based company will have a deep impact on the delivery of tennis programming throughout New England.
“Our sponsorship with Wilson is a true partnership. Our philosophies align around growing tennis and we are excited to have an enthusiastic partner to help us achieve our goals. Wilson will be putting equipment directly into the hands of kids in public parks who otherwise might not have access to it. ADVERTISEMENT That action alone shows the passion and dedication of the company,” said Matt Olson, USTA New England Executive Director and COO.
Along with being the Official Equipment of USTA New England, Wilson will be a presenting partner of Tennis in the Parks. This program is currently on public courts in nine towns around New England impacting nearly 300 kids. This partnership allows USTANE to expand to more cities and provide free racquets to every participant.
“Growing and nurturing the game of tennis is at the core of our company and brand,” said Cy Dofitas, U.S., Grassroots Manager, Wilson Racquet Sports. “USTA New England is a tremendous organization and we share similar aspirations on bringing tennis into more communities New England. We look forward to working with the Association to accomplish this goal and to supplying this section with the most innovative, advanced equipment in the sport.”
Wilson will be fully integrated into USTA New England tennis programming including both adults and youth.
About USTA New England
USTA New England, one of 17 regional sections across the country that comprise the United States Tennis Association (USTA), is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting and developing the growth of tennis and increasing participation in the sport in New England by offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit usta.com/newengland
About Wilson Sporting Goods
Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high performance sports equipment, apparel, and accessories. Wilson is the global leader in performance tennis and uses player insights to develop products that push tennis equipment innovation into new territories. Through its dedication to creating products that enable athletes at every level to perform at their best, Wilson has earned its place as a leader in sporting goods.