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Guidelines for Youth Athletes Returning to Play Focus of Webinar by SquadLocker and Augusta Sportswear Brands

August 18, 2020

Tracy Wemett

In part 2 of the Return to Play webinar series, SquadLocker CEO Gary Goldberg and Augusta Sportswear VP of Strategy Mark Botterill discuss guidelines for returning to play this fall

WARWICK, R.I. – Aug. 18, 2020 – SquadLocker, a leading provider of online tools and services for teams and organizations to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing, is hosting part two of its webinar series, “Return to Play in Youth Athletics,” with Augusta Sportswear Brands. CEO of SquadLocker, Gary Goldberg and VP of Strategy for Augusta Sportswear, Mark Botterill are discussing how sports and school officials are creating customized return to play guidelines to ensure youth sports return safely and state and local guidelines are followed.

WHAT: Webinar, “Return To Play Discussion with Industry Experts – Part 2 – Guidelines,” Hosted by SquadLocker and Augusta Sportswear Brands=

WHEN: Thursday, August 20, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. ET

REGISTER: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5919800699215533583

 

“We all want to ensure that plans for returning to play are optimized for safety for both participants and spectators and are consistent with federal, state, and local government guidelines,” said Gary Goldberg. “Getting all those involved – participants, officials, families, and spectators – aware of and abiding by all protocols and guidelines is no easy task. SquadLocker and Augusta Sportswear are involved in a number of initiatives to help sports organizations and schools have an upcoming successful season, and we are delighted this webinar series in particular has been helpful for many.”

Gary is a third generation textile engineer who has enjoyed designing products to improve the well-being and comfort of consumers for some of the world’s most recognized retailers and brands. He is the founder of CleanBrands, encasements for mattresses and pillows that protect against allergens and micro-toxins. Gary also founded Case The Music, a guitar and musical instrument case company which was his first step into sewn textile product development. He has served on the board of trustees at Moses Brown School for over a decade.

 

Getting all those involved – participants, officials, families, and spectators – aware of and abiding by all protocols and guidelines is no easy task. SquadLocker and Augusta Sportswear are involved in a number of initiatives to help sports organizations and schools have an upcoming successful season.

-Gary Goldberg, SquadLocker CEO

 

Mark Botterill is VP of Strategy for Augusta Sportswear, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of high-performance active wear and spirit wear for teams, coaches, athletes, fans, and corporate. Since 2015, he has owned Bownet Sports, leader in sports related portable net technology that allows any athlete the ability to play anywhere. He was Chief Operating Officer at SCORE Sports, Inc. for 15 years. He was also Executive Director for Milwaukee Kickers SC for 10 years and served as Head Soccer Coach-Sports Information Director at Viterbo University in Wisconsin.

SquadLocker recently released the e-Book, “Building Your Return to Play Plan,” which includes a template to build your own Return to Play plan, as well as checklists, templates for letters and communications, resource links, and more. Download the e-Book here:

https://www.squadlocker.com/squad-blog/staying-safe-as-we-return-to-play

 

To register for the webinar, go to:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5919800699215533583

 

About SquadLocker

SquadLocker uses innovative technologies to reinvent the way sports leagues, teams, and schools design and purchase customized gear, including uniforms, spirit wear, and other apparel. Offering market-leading brands, the company manages the entire process – from instant online store creation to free graphic artwork assistance as well as decoration, production, and fulfillment – from its wholly-owned manufacturing facility. This makes it easier for league organizers and school administrators to manage sports and school programs, while coaches and teachers can spend more time mentoring and inspiring athletes and students. For more information, visit: www.squadlocker.com and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

 

Contact:

Tracy Wemett

BroadPR

+1-617-868-5031

tracy@broadpr.com

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