IHSAA selects Wilson Sporting Goods Co. as official supplier of championship and postseason footballs
CHICAGO (May 12, 2022) – The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has selected Wilson Sporting Goods Co., as its official supplier of game balls for all Iowa High School Championships in football. As part of this agreement, every IHSAA-eligible school will play with the Wilson GST during all postseason and official state championship games through 2027.
“We’re proud to work with Wilson to provide a high-quality, trusted game ball for players and teams in our football postseason,” IHSAA Executive Director Tom Keating said. “After seeking school feedback and testing, the IHSAA is excited to see the Wilson GST out on fields across the state.”
“The IHSAA’s dedication to young athletes across the state is tremendous and mirrors our own love of sports,” said Kevin Murphy, General Manager of Team Sports at Wilson. “We look forward to actively working with IHSAA towards further enriching their football program and supporting students and coaches as they pursue their athletic goals.”
The IHSAA has selected the following Wilson game balls for use in its Iowa High School Championship programs:
The IHSAA sponsors approximately 365 member high schools and also oversees activities in Iowa’s junior high schools. Through the IHSAA’s athletic programs, nearly 80,000 participants annually are extended opportunities to receive lessons in leadership, education, and character building.
ABOUT THE IHSAA
The Iowa High School Athletic Association works to coordinate, develop, direct, oversee, and promote high school and junior high sports and activities across the state of Iowa. The IHSAA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers free membership to all high schools in Iowa that are recognized by the Department of Education.
ABOUT WILSON SPORTING GOODS CO.
Chicago, USA-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation, is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance sports equipment, sportswear and accessories. The Company brings more than a century of innovation to sport at every level of play. It uses player insights to develop products that push equipment innovation into new territories and empower athletes at every level to perform at their best. Visit www.wilson.com for more information.
In football, Wilson is the first and only Supplier of Official Game Footballs for the National Football League® (NFL), the supplier of Official Game Footballs for the Canadian Football League (CFL), NCAA Football, Pop Warner, American Youth Football and USA Football.
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Wilson Media Contact: Annie Intrabartola, Wilson Sporting Goods Co., [email protected].