Norton, Mass. - The Wheaton College athletics department announced that it has a new partnership with Speedo.
"Wheaton College is thrilled to become an official aquatic apparel and equipment partner with one of the industry's most recognizable brands, Speedo," said Gavin Viano, Director of Athletics & Recreation. "Our coaches and several of our scholar-athletes have trusted Speedo products for years. The opportunity to grow this partnership on behalf of Wheaton's Swimming & Diving and Synchronized Swimming programs, is incredibly exciting."
Speedo will serve as the exclusive aquatic apparel and equipment outfitter for the Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving team and the Synchronized Swimming team. The multi-year agreement includes numerous incentives in the form of discounts and rewards along with incentives for competitive achievements and additional marketing and promotional opportunities.
"Having grown up close to and racing at Wheaton, and coaching collegiately throughout New England, I am thrilled to partner with a rising program rich with potential and leadership from Coaches Roberts, Ercoli and Athletic Director Viano." says Jesup Szatkowski, the Team Sponsorship and Sports Marketing for Speedo. " Speedo continues to be the gold standard in aquatics and we look forward to supporting Women's and Men's Swimming, Diving, and Synchronized Swimming to new heights in 2020 and beyond. GO LYONS!"
As a proud member of NCAA Division III, Wheaton College fields 20 athletic teams that compete as members of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), as well as the nation's oldest varsity Synchronized Swimming program. The Lyons have won 8 NCAA Division III National Championships, while 64 student-athletes have been crowned individual national champions. Over the last decade, the Lyons have won 29 NEWMAC championships during both regular and tournament seasons.
The world's leading swimwear brand, Speedo is passionate about life in and around the water. The brand's heritage of innovation derives from its leadership in competitive swimming, where more Olympic Gold Medals have been won in Speedo than any other brand. Using the pioneering technology created for the planet's top swimmers, Speedo brings performance, comfort and style to all who enter the water, whether racing for a record finish, swimming laps for better health or making memories at the beach.