GW Athletics Enters into Exclusive Partnership with Nike
New Agreement Will Outfit Colonials' Student-Athletes in the Best Footwear and Apparel
April 30, 2012
WASHINGTON - The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation announced today a new partnership with Nike that assures all GW student-athletes will have access to the best and latest in high quality footwear, equipment and apparel from the industry leader. Nike will become the exclusive official outfitter of Colonials Athletics effective for the 2012-13 academic year.
The Nike agreement marks the first comprehensive apparel and footwear deal for George Washington Athletics and gives Nike the right to provide uniforms, apparel and footwear to each of GW's 23 varsity sports and over 400 student-athletes. Nike has previously signed apparel partnerships with GW's men's and women's basketball programs.
"The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation is thrilled to partner with Nike," said Patrick Nero, Director of Athletics and Recreation at GW. "We thoroughly researched the marketplace, but the Nike brand speaks for itself. This generous partnership affords us the opportunity to provide our student-athletes and coaches a competitive advantage and the proper equipment, apparel and footwear for our programs to achieve at the highest level. From a recruiting standpoint as well, the significance of wearing the Swoosh can not be overstated."
GW Athletics will now have the benefit of top-of-the-line sports technology, as well as a variety of uniforms, shoes, and warm-up and travel gear from which to choose.
Click here to shop Nike gear on the George Washington Athletics Official Online Store.