COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA – the governing association of two-year college athletics – announced it has reached a new three-year extension of its partnership with Tachikara® USA, Inc. The renewal secures Tachikara as the “Official Volleyball of the NJCAA” through the 2020 season. Tachikara’s support of the NJCAA dates back to 1985, making it the most tenured sponsor in the association’s history.
“Tachikara is proud to be part of the advanced level of competition the NJCAA provides.” said Chris Morton, Tachikara Director of Brand Strategy. “We are excited to continue with the NJCAA in serving such a talented group of student athletes.”
Tachikara will continue supply the official NJCAA branded premium leather volleyball that will be used exclusively at all NJCAA volleyball championships. In addition, Tachikara will be the title sponsor of weekly NJCAA volleyball team rankings and player of the week awards starting with the 2018 season and will also launch end of the season player and coach of the year awards for each division.
Tachikara will also continue to offer product incentives and benefits for NJCAA member colleges through its Gold Club program.
“The NJCAA is very proud of its long-standing partnership with Tachikara,” said NJCAA Chief Operations Officer Mark Krug. ”Our association strives to align itself with the best manufacturers and sports companies in the industry. This relationship goes back over 30 years due to Tachikara’s top products and commitment to our member colleges and student-athletes.”
Tachikara is a world leader in advanced manufacturing methods and innovative materials for athletic balls with distribution throughout North America. Learn more at www.tachikara.com.