WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the Major Charitable Arm of Soccer in the U.S., and Ewing Irrigation Products announced a multi-year partnership. Ewing joins the Foundation’s Partners Resource Center as its National Partner for Irrigation, Drainage and Agronomic Products.
As part of the Partners Resource Center, Ewing will support the Foundation’s annual Grants Program, provide the Foundation’s Grantees and Community Partners with expertise in choosing quality turf products for their sports field projects and offer discounts to Foundation Grantees and Community Partners on all Ewing products.
“We’re very pleased to join the U.S. Soccer Foundation in providing quality playing fields for young athletes,” said Douglas York, President of Ewing Irrigation Products, which is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. “We intend to support the growing needs of sports turf managers across the nation by serving as a knowledgeable resource for turf products.”
“We are thrilled to add Ewing to our impressive group of soccer industry experts,” said Rob Kaler, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of the U.S. Soccer Foundation. “Ewing offers a complete selection of turf products and excellent customer service that will guide our Grantees and Community Partners as they build and manage their soccer field projects.”
According to the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), there are over 30,000 facilities with sports fields across the country and the economic impact of the sports field industry in the U.S. is estimated at $11 billion. Ewing strives to assist sports turf managers with new installations, renovations and ongoing maintenance as the market for sports fields continues to grow.
In addition to a full line of irrigation and central control products, Ewing offers a complete selection of turf products for sports fields, including grass seed, sod, fertilizer, plant protectants and drainage solutions. Ewing’s team of Turf Products Specialists can recommend the most appropriate fertilizer analysis and rate for the conditions at any site. Ewing also stocks industry-leading plant protectants and supplies turf grass varieties from premiere grass seed growers.
In addition to Ewing, the Foundation’s Partners Resource Center consists of the following leading companies in the soccer industry: Clough Harbour Sports (Soccer Facility Design and Planning), Eurosport (Soccer Equipment and Uniforms), FieldTurf (Synthetic Grass Soccer Field Surfaces), Hunter Industries (Irrigation Equipment), International Sports Images (Digital Media and Photography), Kwik Goal (Goals, Nets, Field Equipment and Mobile Seating), Musco (Sports Lighting), Rubb Building Systems (Indoor Soccer Facility Structures), Sport Court® (Futsal Surfaces), TGI Systems (Graphic Signage), and The Toro Company (Turfgrass Maintenance Equipment). To learn more about these companies and the Partners Resource Center, visit ussoccerfoundation.org/prc.