Colorado Springs, CO – USA Volleyball announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Molten USA by adding the designations “Official Outdoor Volleyball of USA Volleyball” and “Official Volleyball – Court, Sand and Grass” to the overall sponsorship relationship. In the summer of 2011, Molten renewed its current agreement as the “Official Sponsor of USA Volleyball, Its National Teams, High Performance Program, National Championships and Coaching Accreditation Program.” Both the existing and new sponsorships are effective through 2016 and will include collaboration on a variety of grassroots and cross-promotional elements as well the continuation of comprehensive joint social media initiatives and philanthropic programs, such as the Pass it Forward Program. “Molten USA has been a tremendous, forward-thinking partner over the past 17 years and it is exciting to expand this mutually beneficial sponsor relationship to include the sand and grass game through the 2016 Olympic quadrennial,” USA Volleyball Secretary General Kerry Klostermann said. “Molten USA’s support for USA Volleyball programs has been superb and we look forward to working together to grow and promote the sport of volleyball in new ways through this long-term partnership.” Molten has been the official volleyball of the U.S. National Teams since 1997. In 2001, Molten expanded the partnership to include the USA Volleyball High Performance programs, Coaching Accreditation Program, the USA Volleyball Girls’ and Boys’ Junior National Championships and the USA Volleyball Open National Championships for adult players. “Molten is excited to expand our partnership as the Official Outdoor Volleyball of USA Volleyball,” said Molten USA President Melissa Dawson. “Since our partnership began in 1997, it is clear that both partners are committed to the support and advancement of the sport of volleyball, from the court to the sand. Molten is dedicated to being at the forefront of technological innovation with the goal of providing the highest quality and value to athletes. Molten looks forward to a very successful future partnership with USA Volleyball and will continue to demonstrate its commitment to producing the absolute [...]
Molten Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of competition quality sports balls, will provide the official game ball for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. This prestigious event, formerly known as the FIBA World Championships, is the flagship event of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and will take place in Spain from August 30, 2014 through September [...]
Molten Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of competition quality sports balls, and the International Handball Federation (IHF) have signed an agreement naming Molten the official game ball of the IHF. Beginning with the 2014 Women’s Junior World Championships held in Croatia on June 28, 2014, Molten’s elite X5000 Series Handballs will be used in all games [...]
Molten FLISTATEC® Volleyball is the Official Volleyball for the 2014 USAV Boys' Junior National Championship and the Open Volleyball Championships
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Volleyball will utilize the latest advancements in volleyball technology at a majority of its upcoming 2014 National Championship events with the switch to Molten’s innovative V5M5000-3 FLISTATEC® volleyball.The USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championships and the USA Volleyball Open Volleyball Championships will use the red/white/blue V5M5000-3 model, which features patent pending FLISTATEC® Flight Stability Technology and a premium micro-fiber composite cover.“We have been using this ball at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships for the past four years, as well as the third year for the Men’s Open Division and second year of the Premier Volleyball League at the USA Volleyball Open Championships in 2013,” USA Volleyball Senior Director Tom Pingel said. “It has been positively received and we look forward to implementing the ball into our National programs and events on a wider basis.”“Molten USA is very excited for the 2014 transition to the FLISTATEC® volleyball for the USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship and the USA Volleyball Open National Championships,” said Melissa Dawson Ricketts, President of Molten USA. “The V5M5000 FLISTATEC® volleyball has had great success since the V5M5000 made its debut at the 2012 NCAA Men’s Volleyball Collegiate National Championship and Division III Championship. USA Volleyball has continued to enhance the level of play while providing cutting edge technology for its participants.”Molten is the “Official Sponsor of USA Volleyball, Its National Teams, High Performance Program, National Championships and Coaching Accreditation Program.”The Molten V5M5000-3 is the official volleyball for NORCECA (North America, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation) and the Italian professional league for both men and women.
Reno, NV- As a proud sponsor and official ball of AYSO, Molten is pleased to announce their presence at AYSO's 2013 National Annual General Meeting (NAGM) in Washington DC.This year's NAGM is set for Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26, 2012, and will be located at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference [...]
Molten was proud to return to the court as the official volleyball of the 2013 NCAA® National Collegiate & DIII Men's Volleyball Championships.The National Collegiate Championships were help at Pauley Pavillion - UCLA, May 4th & 6th, 2013. UC Irvine proved their right to the at-large bid with their decisive victory over BYU in the [...]
Reno, NV – Molten USA has become an Alliance Sponsor of PHIT America, a new national educational campaign to combat the obesity and sedentary crisis seriously affecting health care costs in the U.S. This nonprofit, started by the sport & fitness industry, will promote grassroots programs and new legislation to influence Americans to be more active, fit and healthy through a consumer website: www.PHITAmerica.org. PHIT America has been enlisting participation of companies and organizations from the sports and fitness industry for the past few months to achieve its objectives of education, advocacy, and fundraising for grassroots and PE programs. Today there are seven Founding Sponsors: SFIA, NSGA, Sears, The Active Network, the United States Tennis Association, The American College of Sports Medicine, Midtown Athletic Clubs and Didgebridge. Overall, there are more than 110 companies and organizations that have already committed to be PHIT America Alliance Sponsors for 2013.About PHIT America PHIT America is an educational and advocacy campaign creating a Movement for a Fit and Healthy America. PHIT America will communicate to millions of Americans starting in early 2013 through over 110 industry supporters called Alliance Sponsors. PHIT America was started by the SFIA (Sports and Fitness Industry Association). For more information about PHIT America, contact www.moltenusa.com.
NCAA Extends Partnership with Molten USA through 2014Reno, Nevada – Molten USA, Inc. is pleased to announce that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has selected Molten as the Official Championship Game Ball of the NCAA Division I, II, and III Women’s Championships and the National Collegiate DI and DIII Men’s Volleyball Championship. [...]