West Florida Flames
New York, NY
Capelli Sport is proud to announce an official agreement with the Greater Tampa Bay area based West Florida Flames. Together, West Florida Flames 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 the club beginning May 1, 2021, and will support the club through over 6-year agreement.
“The West Florida Flames organization welcomes Capelli Sport with open arms and pure optimism for what we can accomplish together. We quickly realized that Capelli Sport is much more than just your every-day uniform provider. From the custom designs that represent our club culture and identity, to the player pathways and opportunities provided through their network of youth and professional teams around the world, we view this as a strategic partnership that will have a profound impact on the level of service we provide to our members both on and off the field.” Explained West Florida Flames President Joanne Quinn.
Capelli Sport President and CEO, George Altirs added, “We are excited to partner with one of the largest youth soccer clubs in Florida. Our presence in the Southeastern United States continues to grow and we are proud to support West Florida Flames in their efforts to provide their players with a great environment and the chance to reach their potential.”
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 West Florida Flames
Founded in 1975, West Florida Flames has become one of the largest soccer organizations in the state of Florida and in the Southeastern United States with almost 5,000 players across the Tampa Bay area. Offering Recreational, Competitive, and Adult soccer programs, West Florida Flames is dedicated to providing a positive and rewarding soccer experience for players of all ages and abilities. The mission of West Florida Flames is to promote the sport of soccer in the Greater Tampa Bay community with an emphasis on youth development, while providing each player positive opportunities and experiences to play soccer in a supportive and rewarding environment that emphasizes fun, enjoyment and skill learning at a level that fits his or her interest and ability, and to create a challenging environment for those who seek to reach their full potential.