New York, New York
Capelli Sport is proud to announce a new partnership with ALBION SC. With a multi-year agreement in place, Capelli Sport will become the Official and Exclusive Uniform, Apparel and Equipment Supplier for the top youth competitive club of Southern California.
ALBION SC is a domestic youth soccer powerhouse nationally recognized for development, advancement and placement, and Capelli Sport, the international sportswear and team wear brand, have announced a long-term partnership between the organizations. Per the terms of the agreement, Capelli Sport will become the Official and Exclusive Uniform, Apparel and Equipment Supplier for ALBION SC athletes, families, coaches and staff, starting with the 2020-2021 season.
“The landscape of US soccer has been changing at a rapid pace, demanding our leadership to rethink old models and innovate with new leaders, new companies and new ways of thinking. Our goal is to bring soccer to more athletes across the nation and develop players capable of playing at the highest level in the world. Having the right partners that understand our vision and our day-to-day challenges, and have a burning desire to help us make our vision come to life is imperative”, stated Noah Gins, CEO ALBION SC.
“We have invested the last 20 years building a reputable brand with exemplary standards on and off the field. That has created a culture and passion to bring soccer to more players, creating pathways that allow players to be developed and play at the highest levels they can achieve. Capelli Sport will help us accelerate player development and create more opportunities for players. After meeting with George Altirs, owner of Capelli Sport, we are excited that not only are our visions aligned with a global brand, but these are individuals that think differently and wake up passionately thinking of ways to bring opportunity to our clubs, our coaches, players and families.”
“We are very excited to partner with what we consider one of the most forward-thinking clubs in the country and are excited to be part of ALBION SC’s future here in the US and abroad,” said Capelli Sport President and CEO George Altirs. “The club has shown, for the last two decades, what is possible with great focus on player development pathways, along with outstanding standards and systems. It has proven to be the model club, and we are proud to be a part of it”, Altirs continued.
Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 by President and CEO 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.
About Albion SC
Albion SC is headquartered in San Diego and is expanding its National Affiliate Program to select clubs across the US. ALBION SC has proven to be a model club in the US, building its prestigious profile and outstanding success. ALBION SC has been ranked top 30 clubs by Soccer America, # 1 in the Nation by Top Drawer Soccer, and is a leader in the US Development Academy on the boys’ and girls’ side. ALBION SC is proud to have produced 20+ National Team players, helped create over $35 million in college scholarships and has many players playing professionally, within the MLS and internationally.
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.