Take-Aways from Start-up CEOs: 4 Core Values for Coaches & Athletes

Posted by Todd Grant on Thu, Nov 05, 2015 @ 07:30 AM

In August, 2015, SquadLocker, the nation’s leading provider of technology-enabled athletic apparel solutions for teams, announced that it had recently closed A-round financing securing $2.25 million in equity capital which the company will invest in software development and growth initiatives. SquadLocker is achieving breakthroughs in a stagnant industry by defining, developing and launching the easiest-to-use online experience for selecting, managing and purchasing custom decorated athletic apparel.

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Tags: Company, Team Values, Advice, Coaching

Promoting Team Values through Community Partnerships

Posted by Erin Philbrick on Wed, Jul 09, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

There are a lot of teams and athletes who put time and effort into community outreach, that's not always recognized by the public.  At SquadLocker, we are dedicated to forming partnerships with local organizations and non-profits, especially when it comes to our relationship with the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center.  

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Tags: Company, Team Values, Community Impact, Community Involvement, In the News

The Top 10 Things Your Team Dealer Should Practice Everytime

Posted by Erin Philbrick on Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 08:48 AM

Have you ever wanted to purchase top brand gear for your team, but can't seem to find it for a good price from a local vendor?  Perhaps you aren't happy with the service that your current dealer provides, or want to create a new logo and aren't sure where to start.  There are many reasons to switch to a team dealer, but those reasons aren't always clearly defined.  Let's focus on the top 10 things your team dealer should nail every time, and discuss the benefits of these best practices.

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Tags: Online Fan Shops, Fundraising, Team Values, Advice, team sports fundraising, Choosing a Team Dealer, custom team uniforms, team sports apparel, team gear delivery time, Uniform Design

The NCAA's Refusal to Pay Student Athletes, Total Hypocrisy

Posted by Gary Goldberg on Tue, Sep 24, 2013 @ 05:16 PM

With Johnny Football's recent suspension for allegedly getting a small payment for signing autographs and last week's admission by NFL player Arian Foster of receiving payments while playing in college, the controversy and hypocrisy of paying student athletes is a very hot topic. At the center of the discussion is the notion that students are scholar athletes and the idea of incentivizing them with money for their dedication or performance will some how violate the long standing tradition that it is simply their duty and privilege to play.

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Tags: Ice Hockey, Team Values, Advice, Basketball, Football, NCAA Sports

Ndamukong Suh Should be Thrown out of the NFL, Uniform and All

Posted by Gary Goldberg on Sat, Sep 14, 2013 @ 04:00 PM

If you haven't seen the recent news about Ndamukong Suh's record $100,000 fine then take a read here. Now lets take a closer look at the NFL's decision to fine Mr. Suh and examine the hypocracy of their actions.

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Tags: Team Values, Advice, Football, Football Uniforms