Okmulgee Public Schools in Oklahoma demonstrated its commitment to developing a superb athletics program this week when they officially entered into an agreement with BSN SPORTS and Nike. BSN SPORTS is the largest distributor/decorator of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States. Nike is the industry leader in athletic apparel.
The five-year agreement is called the BSN SPORTS/Nike “All School Deal” and is for the purchase and supply of athletic apparel and equipment for use by the school district and its athletic programs. BSN SPORTS offers the largest decorator network in the industry allowing for the latest uniform and apparel embellishments, screen printing, embroidery, and digital printing capabilities. Nike brings inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world with their innovative team uniforms and sports apparel. Through this strategic partnership Okmulgee Public Schools positions itself as a fierce competitor with a school that invests in its athletes and inspires school pride.
“Okmulgee Public Schools is very excited to enter into an all school agreement with Nike team sports and BSN SPORTS. We are striving for the best at Okmulgee and we are happy to team up with the two leaders in the industry!” said Okmulgee Public Schools Athletic Director, Brad Ferguson after the agreement was signed.
A robust athletic program has the ability to profoundly impact student athletes, the school system as a whole, and the community.
“The agreement between Okmulgee Public Schools, BSN SPORTS, and Nike as partners is a great example of the value of athletics in a school system. Not only in fostering a fit and healthy student population, but in the benefit to student athletes representing their community on the field or court said Kurt Hagen, BSN SPORTS Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Okmulgee Public Schools will be furnished with the best products possible for all the athletic teams and their partners. We are proud to be their partner in growing the performance and impact of their athletics program.”
About BSN SPORTS
Dallas-based BSN SPORTS is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. A division of Varsity Brands, BSN SPORTS markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle and high schools, and recreational programs throughout the United States via catalog, e-commerce, and direct sales. Focused on providing game changing solutions through local partnerships, multi-brand selection and one-stop shopping for equipment and uniforms, BSN SPORTS’ more than 1,200 employees have been helping elevate participation in team sports since 1972. For more information about BSN SPORTS please visit www.bsnsports.com.
About Varsity Brands
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation and celebrates achievement through three unique but interrelated businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit. Together, these assets promote personal, school and community pride through their customizable products and programs to elementary and middle schools, high schools, and colleges and universities, as well as church organizations, professional and collegiate sports teams and corporations. Through its 4,400 dedicated employees and independent representatives, Varsity Brands reaches its individual and institutional customers each year via catalog, telesales, e-commerce sites and direct sales channels.