VIU Mariners secure deal with adidas and kahunaverse sports group
SUMMARY: VIU Mariners, Kahunaverse Sports and Adidas announce partnership on the eve of the PACWEST court sport season openers.
VIU MEDIA RELEASE: October 11, 2019
NANAIMO, BC: Vancouver Island University (VIU) Athletics and Recreation is proud to announce a new partnership with Kahunaverse Sports Group (KSG) and Adidas. Kahunaverse Sports now becomes the official uniform, sports apparel, and T-shirt provider for the VIU Mariners of the PACWEST conference and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA-ACSC).
"When looking for a team apparel and uniform provider, Kahunaverse Sports and Adidas provided the best program and opportunity for us to outfit our Mariners' student-athletes for success," said Stephanie White, VIU Director High Performance Sport, Recreation and Physical Literacy. "Adidas is a global leader in sport apparel, uniforms and the shoe industry, combined with Kahunaverse's experience in the Canadian college and university field, provides us a solid partner for our program," added White.
Outside of annual partner benefits, KSG will offer the Mariners specialty pricing on Adidas apparel, footwear, accessories and miTeam orders. Additional features of the partnership include potential access to a 24/7 online Mariners athletics apparel store, and athlete discounts to Kahunaverse Sports e-commerce site.
"We are thrilled to be welcomed into the VIU family. Stephanie and her team have done an amazing job taking the Mariners to new heights and we look forward to what comes next. It's an absolute pleasure to partner with such a great institution….#GoMariners."
For more information on this agreement (products, purchasing methods, or general inquiries) please contact:
Lum Balducci, KSG Senior VP - firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie White, Director High Performance Sport, Recreation & Physical Literacy - Stephanie.White@viu.ca
You can also visit VIU Athletics online at https://mariners.viu.ca
Photo Caption: VIU Mariners left to right: Amber Lease, Jeff Webb, Cara Dunlop. Photo Credit: Northfield Photography
Annette Lucas, Communications Officer, Vancouver Island University
MEDIA CONTACT: O: 250.741.2020 | C: 250.618.7296 | E: Annette.Lucas@viu.ca