Charlotte Independence

Charlotte Independence x Capelli Sport ­

Capelli Sport to Become the Official Apparel and Equipment Supplier for Charlotte Independence

Capelli Sport is excited to announce a new partnership with Charlotte Independence Soccer Club. This long-term agreement will see Capelli Sport becoming the official equipment and uniform supplier for the Carolinas–based soccer club. Capelli Sport will supply all uniforms for every soccer program Charlotte Independence Soccer Club offers, from Charlotte’s USL League 1 pro team and USL W League women’s pre-professional team as their top offerings, to amateur, competitive and national programs, all the way to their recreational teams and inclusive programs.

Affiliated with the USL League One team and the USL W League women’s pre-professional teams of the same name, Charlotte Independence has quickly become one of the largest soccer clubs in the country since its inception in 2019. Their mission is to develop, promote, and administer the game of soccer using the key values of Character, Commitment, Community, Competition, and Communication as guiding principles. Charlotte Independence serves communities throughout North and South Carolina with soccer programming for players of all ages, gender, skill, and ability. The club competes in NC Youth Soccer, SC Youth Soccer, ECNL-RL, ECNL, and USL Academy on the youth level, USL League 2 on the amateur level, USL W League on the pre-professional level, and USL League 1 on the pro level.

President and COO of Charlotte Independence’s First Team, Tim Schuldt said:

“Capelli Sport not only brings innovative, high-quality technical products for our first team, they also equip us to customize our gear to really bring our Independence brand forward. This capability is going to allow us to strengthen our brand equity and provide our fans with exceptionally unique products we know they're going to love! We’re excited to equip our team and fans with Capelli Sport’s fantastic competition, training, and lifestyle gear!”

CEO of Charlotte Independence, Thomas Finlay said:

“Independence Soccer is delighted to partner with the Capelli Sport Family.  This new alignment will see our players play the beautiful game in one-of-a-kind soccer uniforms next year and beyond.  The support of Capelli Sport extends beyond the soccer field with player and coach experiences both domestically and internationally through the Capelli Sport Plus+ program. This partnership is industry leading and we’re excited about the opportunity for today, tomorrow and beyond. The future is bright.”

President and CEO of Capelli Sport, George Altirs said:

“Charlotte Independence is one of the top soccer clubs in the country, and it is an honor to be partnered with them for the next decade. This is the perfect partnership between two organizations with the same vision for the growth of our brands and the game of soccer. We are excited that their teams, from U4 all the way to the pros, will be competing in Capelli Sport uniforms, and we cannot wait to be a part of their continued success in 2023 and beyond.”