CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Coe College Director of Athletics John Chandler has announced a five-year apparel deal between the school and Under Armour.
Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, Kohawk teams will start transitioning to Under Armour game apparel. Team travel gear, practice gear and coaching apparel will all switch to Under Armour this summer.
"We are excited to announce this partnership with Kollege Town Sports and Under Armour," Chandler said. "This will provide us with an opportunity to solidify our identity and colors into a consistent athletic brand by offering and outfitting teams with the best apparel, shoes and equipment. We would like to thank our friends at Kollege Town and Under Armour for working to make this possible."
Kollege Town Sports will serve as a Coe's local distributor in the deal. Coe College alumnus Shawn Stimmel '98 will serve as Coe's representative through Kollege Town Sports.
"Kollege Town Sports is excited about bringing Under Armour apparel and footwear to a new partnership with the Coe College athletic department," Kollege Town Sports President Tom Handlen said. "We look forward to providing their student-athletes with the best apparel, footwear and uniforms available. We're also excited about helping brand the new Coe College athletic facility with our line of fanaKTive graphics."
Under Armour currently has endorsement deals with four-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady, two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry, 2015 National League MVP Bryce Harper and 2015 Masters Champion Jordan Spieth.