Kansas City, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is pleased to announce that Molten USA, Inc. has been selected as the official men’s volleyball of the NAIA beginning with the 2018 season
The three-year contract will include the creation of a custom official volleyball based on Molten’s prominent V5M5000 FLISTATEC volleyball and will feature Molten’s distinguished red, white, and blue design, highlighted by the NAIA logo. The new ball will be used in NAIA sanctioned competitions, as well at the NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational Championship
“Molten feels privileged to be working with the men’s volleyball teams of the NAIA and thanks them for their overwhelming support,” stated Melissa Dawson, President of Molten USA. “Assisting with the growth of men’s collegiate volleyball has always been a focal point for Molten. We are honored to have the opportunity to accentuate this growth as a new partner of the NAIA collegiate men’s volleyball community.”
"We're excited to partner with Molten as a partner because of their support of men's collegiate volleyball and the high quality of their products," said NAIA President & CEO Jim Carr.
As part of the partnership agreement, Molten will offer special promotions to NAIA member institutions and work with the NAIA on an assortment of grassroots and marketing campaigns for the promotion of the championship event.