COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today a new partnership with Baltimore, Md.-based STX, a global sporting goods leader which is set to launch its ice hockey hockey product line later this year.
The four-year agreement makes STX both an official sponsor and equipment supplier of USA Hockey. Additionally, the deal names STX as an official sponsor of the Toyota-USA Hockey Youth, Girls and High School National Championships. As part of the agreement, STX will provide equipment to USA Hockey programs, including the National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich., and U.S. National Teams.
"We're excited to welcome STX to the USA Hockey family," said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey. "We very much look forward to the relationship and working together to further the sport."
“A partnership with USA Hockey was an immediate goal of ours once we made the decision to enter the hockey category” said Jason Goger, president of STX. “They are the preeminent amateur hockey organization in the United States and we look forward to supporting their goal of growing the game.”
About USA Hockey
USA Hockey Inc., founded on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., provides the foundation for the sport of ice hockey in America; helps young people become leaders, sometimes Olympic heroes; and connects the game at every level while promoting a lifelong love of the sport. With a membership of more than one million players, coaches, officials and volunteers that span all 50 states, USA Hockey serves as the National Governing Body for the sport in the United States. For more information, visit usahockey.com.
STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse, field hockey, golf, and hockey. With its 1970 introduction of the first synthetic lacrosse head, STX ushered in the “modern era” of the sport. Based in Baltimore, STX has been universally recognized for innovation in product design and development. STX continues to strive for new performance standards in sporting goods equipment at the highest levels of competition. For more information, visit http://www.stx.com.