COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today it has extended its partnership with STX, the global sporting goods leader based in Baltimore, Maryland. The agreement furthers a relationship between the two industry leaders that first began in 2014.
STX remains both an official sponsor and equipment supplier of USA Hockey.
“STX has been a terrific partner,” said Pat Kelleher, executive director of USA Hockey. “We’re excited to continue the relationship and appreciate the passion STX brings in helping us continue to grow the game.”
As part of the extension, STX will serve as an official equipment supplier of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program and also provide equipment to various USA Hockey programs.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with USA Hockey,” said Matt Hoppe, director of ice hockey sales and marketing for STX. “We are proud to be so integrally involved with the preeminent amateur hockey organization in the United States, working together to grow the game nationwide. USA Hockey has been an important supporter of STX since we launched our ice hockey product line in 2014 and we are happy to extend this meaningful affiliation."
USA Hockey, founded on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 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. USA Hockey is more than a million strong, including players, coaches, officials and volunteers that span all 50 states. The National Governing Body for the sport in the United States, USA Hockey has important partnerships with the NHL, United States Olympic Committee and International Ice Hockey Federation. For more information, visit www.usahockey.com.
STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of ice hockey, lacrosse, and field hockey. Taking an inventive, research-based approach to building equipment for the elite athlete, STX has established itself as a leader in high-performance ice hockey products available directly to the consumer. 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 www.stx.com.