USA Swimming and TYR Announce New Partnership in the Technical Products Category

  0 Gold Medal Mel Stewart | February 21st, 2013 | Featured, Gear

USA Swimming today announced a four-year partnership agreement with TYR Sport, a global swimming brand. The deal between TYR and USA Swimming marks the first ever partnership of its kind.

TYR will serve as an official sponsor of USA Swimming through 2016 in the categories of technical products (ex. swimsuits, swim caps and goggles) and performance apparel (ex. polo shirts, sweat suits, jackets, etc.).

“This is an exciting new day to be involved with TYR and we welcome them to our partner family,” said Matt Farrell, the Chief Marketing Officer of USA Swimming. “In getting to know the team at TYR we both share the same excitement for promoting and growing the sport of swimming in the coming years.”

Matt DiLorenzo, the Chief Executive Officer of TYR expressed:

“We are very excited to be partnering with USA Swimming.  As a United States based company, it is fitting that we work together to elevate swimming’s profile in our home country. USA Swimming has some very innovative ideas and we are enthusiastic to contribute in a meaningful way.”

On an event, level this partnership will build TYR’s involvement at the elite USA Swimming events such as the Phillips 66 National Championships, the AT&T Winter National Championships along with the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.  In addition, TYR is proud to play a role in supporting USA Swimming Foundation initiatives such as Make a Splash and the Golden Goggle Awards.

“TYR has been an amazing partner for me in my swimming career. They’ve helped me reach my goals and achieve success.” praised 4x OLYMPIC Gold Medalist and TYR Athlete Matt Grevers. “The greatest swim team in the world just got better.”

TYR has always been incredibly committed to the betterment of the sport of swimming.  Coming off a remarkable year, TYR marked 2012 as their biggest year in sales to date.  The new partnership between TYR and USA Swimming, along with USA Swimming’s new platform, provides great promise and dedication for the growth of American swimming.

About USA Swimming

As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 300,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. For more information, visitwww.usaswimming.org.

 This is an unedited press release.

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Mel Stewart, aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, and USA Swimming. Mel has also worked as an Olympic analyst for ABC, NBC, EPSN, FOX SPORTS and TBS. At SwimSwam.com, Mel hosts Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com, a weekly report featuring the world’s fastest swimmers and Olympic medalists. Read More »