KSYSA Announces Partnership with Admiral Sportswear


Kansas State Youth Soccer Association,

708 S Rogers Road, Ste C, Olathe, KS 66062


For immediate release: July 25, 2012




OLATHE, KANSAS – The Kansas Youth Soccer Association has chosen Admiral® to be the Association’s official sportswear and technical kit supplier.


Kansas State Youth Soccer is a member of the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and US Youth Soccer and is officially recognized as the sanctioned youth soccer organization for the state of Kansas. The association has over 27,000 players, 3,000 coaches, 800 referees and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 30 affiliate member leagues & clubs across the state of Kansas. 


Admiral, the world’s oldest British football brand, supplied kits to England, Scotland, Manchester United & Tottenham Hotspur amongst others. The brand has a long history in the United States having supplied kits for; the Tampa Bay Rowdies, New York Cosmos and Vancouver Whitecaps. Today the brand is worn by NASL Champions Minnesota Stars and Caribbean Champions Puerto Rico Islanders as well as USL PDL Champions Kitsap Pumas. Admiral has a strong presence in the NASL, USL Pro, USL PDL, MISL, NPSL & WPSL leagues and many youth soccer organisations across North America.


“We’re delighted Kansas Youth Soccer chose Admiral." says Paul Hamburger, CEO of Admiral Soccer. “We’re working together with our local retail partner Soccer Master to provide for all the state’s select teams. We’ll also design "made to order" customized team-wear for the states events and tournaments.  We’ve also set up an online store so member clubs and teams can benefit from custom product at exclusive member discounts.



The state’s Executive Director, Bob Riggs said, “Admiral have a range that meets all our member’s needs from competitive to recreational kits.  Their custom kit, printing and speed of delivery is really impressive.  They’re also working to support our state tournaments too. The online store Admiral have set up looks great and the special member packages offer significant discounts only available to our members. So we believe with this partnership we’ll add real value for all our members.”


Media Contacts:  

·        Admiral: Paul Hamburger, 305-704-8081, paul@admiralsportswear.com

·        Kansas Youth SoccerRobert A. Riggs, Executive Director, 708 S. Rogers Rd., Ste. C Olathe, KS 66062, Office: 913.782.6434. Fax: 913.782.0417. email: rriggs@kansasyouthsoccer.org


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About Admiral; Admiral, founded in 1914, first began manufacturing sportswear in 1966, when England won the World Cup. The company was a pioneer of the replica kit market, creating home and away kits for England, Leeds United, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham and many other teams.  They expanded overseas to the US supplying New York Cosmos, Tampa Bay, Vancouver Whitecaps and others in, Canada and Latin America.  Admiral designs, manufactures, markets and distributes team wear, leisure apparel and accessories. For more information, visit http://admiralsoccer.com


Kansas State Youth Soccer Association; is a member of the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and US Youth Soccer, officially recognized in 1981 as the sanctioned youth soccer organization for the state of Kansas. Kansas Soccer has a current membership base of over 27,000 youth players, 3,000 active coaches, 800 referees and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 30 affiliate member leagues/clubs across the state of Kansas.  Kansas Youth Soccer is organized to provide nonprofit, public, educational soccer development and competition working out of the State Office located in Olathe, Kansas.  For more information on sponsorships, internships, event, membership or to volunteer, visit http://www.kansasyouthsoccer.org or call 913.782.6434