LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bellarmine University announced today that it has established a new athletic partnership with Nike and BSN SPORTS. Through this partnership, BSN SPORTS will serve as the official clothing and equipment supplier for Knights Athletic programs while equipping Bellarmine athletes and coaches in the selection of premier Nike products.
The multi-year partnership will include the 22 Bellarmine sports teams participating in the ASUN, Southern and Mid-American conferences. The Knights, as well as the general campus population, will also benefit from access to BSN SPORTS ‘Campus Branding product line including Nike branded designs and customizable online fan clothing stores.
“Bellarmine Athletics’ alignment with Nike and BSN SPORTS is yet another sign of the upward trajectory of our sport programs,” said Bellarmine’s sports director. Scott Wiegandt. “I look forward to a great partnership with Nike and BSN SPORTS as we continue to develop the Bellarmine brand. I know that many of our student-athletes and coaches are excited to become a Nike school, and I think that is to bodes well for our and future teams. “
Todd Northrop, BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select Division Vice President, said: “We are delighted to establish this agreement between Bellarmine University, BSN SPORTS and Nike, which will immediately benefit student-athletes, coaches and staff. representing the community of Knights. on and off the field of play. By providing the Bellarmine athletic program with unparalleled access to clothing, uniforms and equipment, our team takes pride in providing a true partnership that allows coaches and staff to spend their time at home. focus on the development of their athletes. We look forward to leveraging our relationships with top brands like Nike to further strengthen the Bellarmine student-athlete experience. ”
Northrop concluded: “Exclusive and elite partnerships like the one we announced today fuel our passion at BSN SPORTS. communities nationwide, we are committed to enhancing the student-athlete experience and look forward to expanding the premier partnership opportunities for our college partners. ”
Bellarmine is an inclusive independent Catholic university with a strong focus on the liberal arts that educates students in mind, body, and spirit for meaningful lives, rewarding careers, ethical leadership, and service to improve the human condition. . Founded in 1950, Bellarmine offers more than 60 majors with an undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students and has an alumni community of over 25,000. Bellarmine is ranked among the top American universities by publications such as The Princeton Review, Forbes and US News and World Report.
About Nike, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Ore., Is the world’s leading designer, distributor and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of athletic and fitness activities. The wholly owned subsidiaries of NIKE, Inc. include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and lifestyle accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes footwear, clothing and lifestyle accessories for surfing and youth.
About BSN SPORTS
Dallas-based BSN SPORTS is the leading distributor, manufacturer and distributor of athletic apparel and equipment. A division of Varsity Brands, BSN SPORTS markets and distributes its products to more than 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, colleges and high schools, and recreation programs across the United States via catalog, e-commerce and direct sales. Focused on delivering breakthrough solutions through local partnerships, multi-brand selection and a one-stop shop for equipment and uniforms, more than 3,000 BSN SPORTS employees have been helping to elevate team sports participation since 1972. For more information about BSN SPORTS, please visit www.bsnsports.com.