DICK’S House of Sport Knoxville becomes a proud corporate partner of Tennessee Athletics


KNOXVILLE – DICK’S Sporting Goods announced Friday that its DICK’S House of Sport store in Knoxville has been named a proud corporate partner of Tennessee Athletics in a one-of-a-kind partnership.

With this new multi-year agreement, DICK’S House of Sport will become the primary partner of Tennessee Youth Sports Day for young players, coaches and families and the annual Tennessee Spring Soccer Coaches Clinic for Coaches of Youth. middle and high schools. The two organizations will work together to create opportunities to expand youth participation in these activities and to provide clinics and camps for young athletes on the 24,000 square foot DICK’S House of Sport field.

House of Sport will welcome coaches, assistant coaches, UT Spirit Squad and others from the university to the store for special events. Special promotions on Flights equipment and clothing will also be offered exclusively at House of Sport.

“There is nothing greater in Knoxville than the University of Tennessee athletics,” said Leroy Tunley, executive director of DICK’S House of Sport in Knoxville. “This is a fantastic opportunity to bring together two organizations that share a passion for sport, youth participation in sport and community and to scale up these programs for Knoxville.”

“We incredibly appreciate the enthusiasm of DICK’S House of Sport to align with Tennessee Athletics for this one-of-a-kind collegiate partnership, and we share that enthusiasm,” Tennessee Vice Chancellor / Director of Athletics Danny white noted. “Their new House of Sport here in Knoxville is an amazing facility, and this partnership allows us to collaboratively leverage the House of Sport and our Tennessee brand in a way that positively impacts the youth in our community. “

The relationship with DICK’s House of Sport was handled on behalf of the university by The Vol Network, multimedia rights holder Tennessee Athletics and the local LEARFIELD team.

DICK’S House of Sport explores the future of retail through multisport experiences inside and outside the store and broad integration with the community. Store features outdoor turf field and running track, climbing wall, batting cage with HitTraxMT technology, golf racks with TrackManMT simulators, a putting green, a House of Cleats â„¢ that alternates products according to the seasons, a health and wellness destination to help customers recover and feel good, and a consolidated service area for breaking in gloves, putting on lacrosse sticks and building / repairing bicycles. It also showcases the best brands in sports and outdoor clothing, a huge selection of footwear, the latest equipment for team sports and top-of-the-line golf and fitness equipment.

About DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Founded in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Goods is a leading omnichannel sporting goods retailer with a wide assortment of high quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of July 31, 2021, the company operated 731 DICK’S Sporting Goods stores across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a combination of dedicated teammates, in-store service and a unique specialty store. -Stores dedicated to team sports, sportswear, golf, outdoors, fitness and footwear.

Pittsburgh-based DICK’S also owns and operates specialty stores Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and Public Lands, as well as GameChanger, a youth sports mobile app for planning, communications, live scores and streaming. video. DICK’S offers its products through a dynamic e-commerce platform that is integrated with its store network and offers athletes the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront. For more information, visit the page Investor Relations at dicks.com.

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