Baden Named Official Ball of Washington's Adult Soccer Association July 28, 2014
Baden’s high-quality Lexum game ball to be used exclusively in all in-state competitions sponsored by the Washington State Adult Soccer Association
RENTON, Wash. (July 28, 2014) – Baden Sports, Inc., today announced its Lexum® soccer ball has been selected as the official ball of the Washington State Adult Soccer Association (WSASA), effective immediately.
The multi-year adoption ensures that all in-state competitions sponsored by the WSASA will be contested using Baden’s high-quality Lexum SX551-CPL game ball. Newly designed for this year, the ball features a hand-stitched polyurethane cover for exceptionally soft touch, performance and control, and is manufactured using an innovative construction process that ensures superior roundness, strength and shape retention. The ball also is treated with Baden’s proprietary RainShield™ seam sealant to prevent water absorption and allow for maximum playability in wet conditions.
“We’re a family owned company with deep roots in Washington, so we take special pride in partnering with local organizations whose members live, work and play in the same communities that mean so much to us,” said Michael Schindler, CEO, Baden Sports. “We’re excited to be selected as the official ball of the WSASA and look forward to making our Lexum soccer ball an integral part of the playing experience for both recreational and competitive participants for years to come.”
The WSASA is comprised of more than two dozen soccer leagues and offers adult players a safe, fun and rule-abiding environment in which to enjoy the game.
“We are excited about our new partnership with Baden. It is wonderful to deal with a family owned company that is located in...
Baden Named Official Ball by Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association July 25, 2014
Baden Named Official Ball by Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches
Quality, consistency among the reasons Baden picked by the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association
RENTON, Wash. (July 25, 2014) – Baden Sports, Inc., today announced its Perfection® volleyball has been selected as the official ball of the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association (PVCA), effective immediately.
The multi-year adoption, signed this week, ensures Baden’s highest-quality leather game ball, the Perfection VX5EC-210, featuring a red, white and navy color pattern, will be used exclusively at all PVCA events, including the association’s annual all-star matches for senior players.
Baden also is the official indoor ball of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and provides the official ball to volleyball coaching associations in many states, including Michigan, Minnesota and Texas, among others.
“Having worked with the coaches in Pennsylvania for many years, we have great respect for the job they’re doing and for the consistently high level of play in the state,” said Michael Schindler, CEO, Baden Sports. “We’re honored that our ball has been chosen by the people who know the game best and are excited to continue providing the state’s coaches and participants the best possible playing experience.”
Baden’s Perfection volleyball is constructed with full-grain, pre-sorted leather tanned for optimum touch and feel. Inside, it features the lightest butyl bladder ever used for volleyball, a special blended cotton wrap, and Baden’s Stealth Soft-Valve System™, which softens the entire valve panel and reduces the amount of exposed valve rubber, for maximum playability. It is available in more than a dozen different color...
Perfection Volleyball Renewed as Official Ball of North Dakota High Schools July 24, 2014
Baden Perfection Volleyball Renewed as Official Ball of North Dakota High Schools
Baden’s top-of-the-line Perfection VX5EC-220 game ball to continue being used for all postseason matches
RENTON, Wash. (July 24, 2014) – Baden Sports, Inc., today announced its Perfection® volleyball has received a multi-year renewal to continue as the official ball of the North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA).
The renewal extends a partnership that began in 2011 and ensures all postseason matches in the state will continue being contested with Baden’s highest-quality, leather game ball, the Perfection VX5EC-220, featuring a blue, gray and white color pattern.
“We’re honored and excited to be continuing as the official ball in North Dakota,” said Michael Schindler, CEO, Baden...
Softball Star Danielle Lawrie Signs Multi-Year Extension with Baden Sports April 29, 2014
Two-time national player of the year to continue developing and promoting Axe™ fastpitch softball bats, balls and accessories
RENTON, Wash. (April 29, 2014) – Baden Sports, Inc., today announced that Danielle Lawrie, a two-time national player of the year and current professional softball player, has signed a multi-year endorsement contract. The agreement ensures Lawrie will continue providing input and expertise to the development of quality, fastpitch softball products, including her signature line of Axe bats, softballs and headbands. Lawrie first signed with Baden in 2010 following a decorated career at the University of Washington.
“Everything Baden does is about improving the quality of the game for the player,” Lawrie said. “I’m excited to be continuing my work with them and am looking forward to collaborating on the next generation of Axe bats and fastpitch products.”
Lawrie, one of the most dominant players in college history, earned back-to-back USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year honors in 2009-10, and led the Huskies to their first national championship in 2009. She still holds numerous school records as a pitcher, including career marks for wins, shutouts, strikeouts and innings pitched. Lawrie, from Langley, British Columbia, also played for the Canadian National Team in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This season will be her fourth as a member of the USSSA Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) in Kissimmee, Fla.
“We are committed to developing products that make the game better and allow players to perform at their highest levels,” said Michael Schindler, CEO, Baden Sports. “Danielle understands the depth and importance of this commitment. She’s a champion and a winner, and we’re excited for her to continue playing an important role on the Baden team.”
One of Lawrie’s main areas of focus will be the Axe Bat, a new and innovative bat for softball and baseball that...