Sports Imports Extends Partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
12/07/2021

SPORTS IMPORTS EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NCAA)

COLUMBUS, OH (December 7, 2021) – Sports Imports has extended its 17-year partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for another five years. The new contract re-affirms Sports Imports as the Official Net System of the NCAA Volleyball Championships.

The renewed five-year contract began in September of 2021 and will be valid until August of 2026. Sports Imports will continue its role as the exclusive net system provider for the NCAA Indoor Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Championships and the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships.

“Sports Imports and the NCAA have been partners for over 17 years. Our team is thrilled to be continuing this strong partnership and we look forward to a successful future together!” – Cyndie Dunlap, CEO, Sports Imports

The NCAA will continue to receive customized equipment from Sports Imports for use at all NCAA Volleyball Championships, with the addition of customized Official Stand Wraps.

“Sports Imports has demonstrated its long-time support and commitment to NCAA student-athletes, and we’re excited that it has agreed to an extended partnership around our men’s and women’s indoor volleyball championships and our women’s beach volleyball championship for the next five years,” said Chris Termini, NCAA Managing Director of External Operations. “We thank Sports Imports for the exceptional service the company has delivered the last 17 years.”

 

 

ABOUT SPORTS IMPORTS

Sports Imports has been engineering the world’s most advanced volleyball net systems in Columbus, Ohio since 1976. Sports Imports net systems are known for safety, durability, quality, and innovation. They are used by 90% of Division 1 college programs, are the sole distributor of Senoh equipment in the Americas, and the only supplier elected to the AVCA hall of fame.

ABOUT THE NCAA®

The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. Visit ncaa.org and ncaa.com for more details about the Association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes.

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