Volleyball Canada Signs Maui & Sons as Official Beach Apparel Sponsor

Ottawa, ON – Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce that it has finalized a three-year partnership with action sport lifestyle apparel company, Maui & Sons Canada.
 
Maui & Sons is designing and outfitting Canada’s men’s and women’s beach national teams with team uniforms, board shorts, bikinis and accessories, and will be a major sponsor of Volleyball Canada’s annual Beach Volleyball Championships. More than 60 high performance players are now wearing Maui & Sons apparel as they compete for Canada on beaches around the world.
 
“Maui & Sons represent the 4 S’s…Sand, Surf, Skate, Snow and beach volleyball is a huge untapped sport in Canada that fits well with our brand and culture,” says Gary Vaters, President of Maui & Sons Canada. “The eyes of the world will be on beach volleyball at the PanAm Games 2015 in Toronto and Brazil in 2016, and all our athletes will be sporting Maui & Sons apparel.”
 
Maui & Sons will provide the official Team Canada Beach Volleyball competition apparel to be worn by Canada at the 2015 Pan Am Games and the 2016 Rio Olympics. "Team Canada beach apparel, which will be available at Canadian retailers such as Footlocker, the Bay, West 49, and will also financially benefit our Team Canada Athletes who help promote our brand” says Vaters. “More and more Canadian volleyball clubs are now ordering Maui & Sons branded gear with their club logos.”
 
“Partnering with Maui & Sons, who sees the vision of the potential of beach volleyball, and developing an entire beach volleyball line of clothing is exciting for us. We look forward to helping Maui & Sons develop its apparel, and outfitting our national teams as they prepare for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, where beach volleyball will take centre stage,” says Volleyball Canada’s Executive Director, Mark Eckert.
 
Effective immediately, Maui & Sons is the “Official Apparel of Team Canada Beach Volleyball” and has the exclusive licensing rights to produce and sell Volleyball Canada-approved beach merchandise in Canada. Catalogues of merchandise for sale are available by emailingmike@mauiandsonscanada.ca
 
Since 1980, Maui & Sons has expanded into 99 countries and in 2011, the Canadian corporate office opened in Toronto with 10,000 square feet of showrooms, screen printing, warehousing and administration space. Maui & Sons has showrooms and sales offices in Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax to service the rest of Canadian retailers.
 
Volleyball Canada has 64,000 members and oversees many areas of the sport, including the national programs for indoor, beach and sitting volleyball. 
 
Media contact: 
Jackie Skender, jskender@volleyball.ca
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