Indianapolis, IN (January 13, 2010) – Indiana Youth Soccer is proud to announce that Avon Sports Apparel has been named a Preferred Vendor Partner for soccer apparel and equipment as part of Indiana Youth Soccer’s Member Value Program (MVP).
As part of the year-long partnership, Avon Sports Apparel will support Indiana Youth Soccer events including the Indiana State and Challenge Cups and programming such as: TOPSoccer, Soccer Across America, and the US Youth Soccer Indiana Olympic Development Program (ODP).
“Avon Sports Apparel has been a tremendous supporter of Indiana Youth Soccer for many years,” said Indiana Youth Soccer Executive Director Dave Guthie. “We are pleased to expand and further this relationship, giving Avon Sports Apparel additional opportunities to positively impact even more youth soccer players through our events, programs and services.”
Under the MVP partnership, Indiana Youth Soccer will have access to reduced-cost pricing for soccer apparel and equipment needed for outreach programs and events. Avon Sports Apparel will provide onsite presence and support to events like the Indiana State Cup & Challenge Cup, Annual General Meeting & Workshops and more. Indiana Youth Soccer member clubs and players will benefit directly from this partnership through exclusive offers and discounted pricing available through online and in-store special offers throughout the year.
"Over the past several years, we have had an outstanding relationship with Indiana Youth Soccer,” said Avon Sports Apparel owner Phil Orlando. “We are pleased to now be an official partner of Indiana Youth Soccer in support of creating a better environment for youth soccer. During the course of the year, all members will have the opportunity to share in the benefits of this partnership."
Founded in 1984, Avon Sports Apparel is a family-owned, sports apparel and equipment business headquartered in Avon, Indiana. They currently operate three Indianapolis-area stores, in addition to their online store at www.avonsportsapparel.com.
About Indiana Youth Soccer – Indiana Youth Soccer serves and educates its membership through the development, promotion and administration of youth soccer in the state of Indiana. Indiana Youth Soccer is a National State Association member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Youth Soccer Association. Indiana Youth Soccer has a current membership base of over 56,000 youth players, more than 8,000 active coaches, 3,000 referees and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 140 member clubs across the state of Indiana. For more information about Indiana Youth Soccer please see: www.indianayouthsoccer.org