Slammers FC adds Yokohama Tire as Official Jersey Partner and Tournament Title Sponsor of the Slammer FC

  • April 27, 2018

Slammers FC adds Yokohama Tire as Official Jersey Partner and Tournament Title Sponsor of the Slammer FC Classic Driven by Yokohama

Southern California’s Slammers FC has partnered with Yokohama Tire for 2018-2020 seasons. The partnership includes sponsorship of the club’s shirts and their summer tournament, the Slammers FC Classic Driven by Yokohama.

Set for July 7th & 8th, 2018 in Southern California, the Slammers FC Classic Driven by Yokohama is presented by the Slammers FC. The tournament features about 200 highly ranked youth teams, with more than 50 college coaches expected to attend.

Walid Khoury, Director of Coaching for Slammers FC, is excited and eager to have this opportunity to work with a truly global brand of performance excellence, Yokohama, and about what this arrangement will bring not only to Slammers FC, but to the Orange County community as a whole.

As part of their partnership, Yokohama will deliver unique programming and engagement onsite at the tournament and in the local community, including the Yokohama Skills Challenge, which helps kids of all ages develop many core soccer skills in a fun way, and clinics with Chelsea FC coaches.

“Slammers FC is a great organization to partner with,” said Alan Holtschneider, Yokohama’s director of marketing. “Their focus is on teaching kids the fundamentals of soccer, and the importance of team play and leadership. We look forward to helping them achieve their goals.”

Slammers FC, based in Newport Beach, is a premier nationally recognized youth soccer club operating in Southern California. Slammers FC has been influential in shaping the national soccer landscape, producing players that have won Olympic Gold, World Cups, Youth World Cups, domestic and international professional championships, and countless NCAA titles. This has been achieved through an approach that satisfies Slammers FC broad mission and focus of producing not only exceptional student athletes, but young leaders on and off the field.

Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. The corporation is also an official shirt sponsor of Chelsea FC in the English Premier League.

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