Compass Minerals sponsors Sporting Kansas City Sporting Kansas City announced on Friday an expanded First Team partnership with Compass Minerals to become the club’s first sleeve sponsor. The Compass Minerals logo will be prominently displayed as a patch on the right sleeve of Sporting’s primary and secondary jerseys as part of the multi-year partnership, which also includes naming rights to Pinnacle National Development Center and Wyandotte Sporting Fields.
BodyArmor signs deal with Sporting Kansas City BODYARMOR Sports Drink today announced a multi-year partnership with Sporting Kansas City, establishing the brand as the team’s “Official Sports Drink” starting this upcoming 2020 Major League Soccer season. BODYARMOR originally announced a partnership with Major League Soccer in September 2019 to become the league’s Official Sports Drink partner in the U.S. commencing in 2020.
University of Missouri-Kansas City partners with Sporting Kansas City Kansas City Director of Athletics Dr. Brandon Martin and Sporting Kansas City President and CEO Jake Reid have announced an extension to the strategic partnership between Kansas City Athletics and Sporting Kansas City. This partnership will allow Kansas City Athletics to collaborate with one of the nation's premier professional soccer clubs. "We are excited to partner with a respected brand and organization like Sporting," Dr. Martin said. "The Kansas City region is rich in talent for both men's and women's soccer. Given our goal to be a premier soccer program nationally, partnering with Sporting is necessary for continued elevation, exposure and growth for our programs. I want to thank Jake Reid, Peter Vermes and the Sporting leadership in their belief and commitment in our goal of comprehensive excellence." Celebrating its 25th season as a charter member of Major League Soccer, Sporting enters 2020 on the heels of a transformational decade highlighted by four major championships and eight-straight playoff appearances under Manager and Sporting Director Peter Vermes. Sporting is a two-time MLS Cup champion and a four-time winner of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, establishing itself as one of the most successful teams in American soccer. Guided by the Sporting Club ownership group, Sporting has opened world-class facilities such as Children's Mercy Park, Swope Soccer Village, Wyandotte Sporting Fields and Pinnacle while investing in the Sporting KC Academy and Sporting Kansas City II for developing local youth into homegrown talent. Specific elements of the partnership will include: Structured opportunities to visit Sporting KC training facilitiesPotential for KC Athletics to schedule non-conference competitions at Sporting's home stadium, Children's Mercy ParkOpportunities for youth to develop their skills under the guidance of KC Athletics and Sporting soccer coaches and provide a pathway for their success to college and professional soccerCollaboration with Sporting leadership on cross-marketing opportunities, match presentation, fan development and experienceSelect opportunities for KC Athletics soccer coaches to participate in education workshops and trainingAs part of the new Sporting U program, UMKC students will be allowed to attend Sporting Kansas City matches at a special rate with a valid college ID
J. Rieger & Co signs deal with Sporting Kansas City Kansas City distillery J. Rieger & Co. and the MLS soccer stars at Sporting Kansas City are joining forces to celebrate their “love of the city.” As of December 2019, the two hometown favorites have an exciting new partnership in play encompassing specialty bottlings, cocktails and events at the J. Rieger & Co. distillery, Children’s Mercy Park and other local venues. Scheduled to debut with the 2020 Sporting season, Rieger’s products will be served at Children’s Mercy Park during matches and at private events in the suite levels, Shield Club and additional concession locations at the stadium.