Joliet Catholic Academy Athletic Department announces exclusive partnership with Adidas and Lansing Sports

Joliet, IL – The Joliet Catholic Academy Athletic Department has agreed to enter a long-term agreement with Adidas and Lansing Sports as the sole provider of Angel and Hilltopper athletics apparel. The announcement came this afternoon by JCA Director of Admissions and Communications, Ryan Quigley.

“We are eager to enter into a partnership with Adidas and Lansing Sports because of their product innovation, global brand significance, and most importantly the depth of customer service that both provide their customers. We strive to give Angel and Hilltopper student-athletes an elevated experience here at JCA. Partnering with Adidas reinforces the fact that we have one of the strongest brands in high school sports. We are excited about the marketing and branding opportunities both in our community and on a national stage for our athletic programs,” said Quigley. Adidas will provide JCA Athletics with numerous incentives over the term of the agreement, as well as significant discounts on equipment, apparel, and footwear for Hilltopper and Angel student-athletes. Cutting-edge apparel will also be available in the JCA Spirit Shop for all JCA students and the community.

“We believe that sports have the power to change lives and we look forward to this new partnership with Joliet Catholic Academy,” said Jim Murphy, director of NCAA Sports Marketing at Adidas North America. “Our mission is to help athletes perform better, and as the creator sports brand we’ll bring our newest and most innovative high-performance products to Joliet Catholic Academy along with our innovation, creativity and collaborative efforts in order to help empower these athletes.”

Joliet Catholic Academy is a Roman Catholic college preparatory high school for boys and girls co-sponsored by the Joliet Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate and the Carmelites of the Most Pure Heart of Mary. With an enrollment of nearly 650 students, JCA has provided Will County area students a faith-based education, maintaining a tradition of excellence both inside and outside of the classroom for the last 150 years. Joliet Catholic Academy athletic programs have amassed 31 State/National Championship, the most of any private school in the state of Illinois, including an IHSA record 14 State Championships in football, 6 Pom Poms National Championships, 3 Volleyball State Championships, 3 Baseball State Championships, 2 Cheerleading National Championships, 2 Basketball National Championships, 1 Golf State Championships, and numerous individual state champions, conference, regional, and sectional championships across its 24 offered sports. 93% of students participate in an extra-curricular activity, 62 graduates have gone onto careers in professional athletics, 6 Hall of Fame coaches are currently on staff, and 7 graduates are current professional athletics in MLB, WNBA, NFL, and FIVB.

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