SC del Sol and Capelli Sport Announce Long-term Partnership
February 8th, 2019
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Capelli Sport, the international sportswear and team wear brand, has been announced as the official, long-term uniform supplier for SC del Sol beginning with the 2019-2020 season.
Per the terms of the agreement, Capelli Sport will begin supplying the official uniform, training and fan gear for SC del Sol and its coaches, families and more than 50 teams, which include more than 800 male and female athletes 4 to 18 years old.
SC del Sol, which is based in the North Phoenix, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley areas, provides its players with a developmentally appropriate curriculum devised by a highly motivated and educated, full-time coaching staff. From the Mini Kickers program for the 3 and 4 year olds, to the Pre-Academy and Competitive programs, the curriculums’ are structured and managed in such a way that the needs of all players, regardless of skill level, are met in a challenging, rewarding and caring manner.
“This is an important moment in the history of SC del Sol. As a big club with a national footprint we are not looking to be just a buyer of uniforms. we are looking to create long-term, strategic partnerships with reputable and influential companies. Capelli is such a company. In addition to providing high quality and unique uniforms, Capelli has an excellent reputation within the sports world. We are confident that they share our commitment to our players and are dedicated to our long-term goals. We are very excited to be a part of the Capelli Sport family for the next four years."
-SC del Sol Executive director, Mark Lowe
In addition to its full-year development program, SC del Sol also hosts two well-known tournaments in February: The Presidents’ Day Tournament and The Desert Classic Tournament, which combined drew more than 850 teams from across the country in 2018. Initial activation of this partnership will include Capelli Sport presents at the upcoming Presidents’ Day Tournament in February 2019.
Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 by President George Altirs, with the mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field. Altirs’ more than 30 years in the apparel, fashion and accessory business with parent company GMA Accessories led to the creation of Capelli Sport. The brand’s innovative, world-class training gear, equipment and uniforms have yielded many global recreational, youth, club, collegiate, semi-professional and professional sports partnerships.
“We have known of SC del Sol’s success within all levels of youth soccer for some time now,” Capelli Sport President George Altirs said. “It is an exciting time for Capelli Sport as we will now be able to provide the athletes of this growing program with the latest uniform designs, training apparel and gear, while also having the opportunity to share philosophies for player development.”
In eight years of operation, Capelli Sport has become the partner of, and the official outfitter for, a number of internationally recognized sporting organizations, professional clubs and international teams. Currently, Capelli Sport distributes its world-class training gear and apparel in more than 25 countries worldwide.
About SC del Sol
SC del Sol is a large, well-established youth soccer program based in the North Phoenix, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley areas. In addition to being a Girls Development Academy (DA) program, SC del Sol, led by its full-time, highly qualified professional coaching staff, oversees the development of more than 800 male and female athletes across more than 50 teams through its Mini Kickers, Pre-Academy and Competitive programs. Learn more about SC del Sol by visiting www.scdelsol.com.
About Capelli Sport
Capelli Sport is an innovative sportswear and team wear brand focusing on design of the highest quality, latest fabric technology and design functionality for world-class performance on the field. For more information on Capelli Sport, current partners, and how to join the team SHOP CAPELLI SPORT, visit the ONLINE CATALOG PAGES at capellisport.com, follow them on Twitter (@capellisport) and Instagram (CapelliSport), or visit the Capelli Sport Facebook page.