Sponsors Support U.S. Masters Teams for Upcoming 2023 Pan American Continental Cup Makes Enormous Difference
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –The following sponsors stepped up in a big way to support the U.S. Masters Teams in their quest for gold at the upcoming World Masters Hockey (WMH) Pan American Continental Cup (PACC) taking place December 6 to 17 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Collectively, 23 unique corporate sponsors helped offset expenses for which USA Field Hockey and the competing squads are extremely grateful.
The Goalie Trainer
Coach Emily Snowden works with more than 60 goalkeepers on a weekly basis and hundreds over the course of the year through clinics and camps. Her unique, dynamic programs specific to the needs of goalkeepers are relevant, unique, exciting and a lot of fun. Her training challenges goalkeepers to bring their best by working harder, training smarter and leaving as better goalkeepers, athletes and teammates. For more information, visit thegoalietrainer.com.
BILL (NYSE: BILL) is a leading financial operations platform for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). As a champion of SMBs, BILL is automating the future of finance so businesses can thrive. BILL’s integrated platform helps businesses to more efficiently control payables, receivables and spend and expense management. Hundreds of thousands of businesses rely on BILL’s proprietary member network of millions to pay or get paid faster. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., BILL is a trusted partner of leading United States financial institutions, accounting firms, and accounting software providers. Both USA Field Hockey and Team USA’s kit sponsor, Osaka Hockey, use BILL to help automate their financial operations. For more information, visit bill.com.
Felipe’s World Inc.
Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor who has come a long way since winning NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2010. With three successful stand-up specials on Netflix and HBO, his “What’s Up Fool? Podcast” holding steady as one of the top comedy podcasts for the last eight years, and his sold out tour dates all over the country, Felipe also appears in television and film. He has been a recurring favorite on shows such as “Superstore”, “The Eric Andre Show”, “Gentefied”, and “Victor and Valentino,” as well as appearing in films including “Guest House” with Pauly Shore, “7th & Union” with Omar Chaparro, “Daddy Daughter Trip” with Rob Schneider and “You People” with Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill. Felipe is thrilled to support his friend and fellow comedian Beth Stelling with this sponsorship. Check out the podcast and more at felipesworld.com.
Harrow Sports is a leading manufacturer of squash, field hockey, lacrosse and racquet sports equipment, bags and apparel, as well as indoor court footwear, and custom ice hockey uniforms. Founded in 2000, Harrow revolutionized the racquet industry by offering unprecedented customization. Harrow is rapidly becoming a global specialty sports powerhouse, capitalizing on its No. 1 market share position in squash and field hockey in North America. For more information, visit harrowsports.com.
Field hockey is Osaka’s DNA. It’s their core. Their heritage. They strive for perfection in every product. Design is one of the foundation principles, the starting point of the entire product development process. Osaka Hockey set out in 2011 to fuse hockey heritage with lifestyle and to create durable, premium products with refined design sensibilities. One of their design characteristics is simplicity, wanting products to look clean, simple and straightforward. With Osaka, less is more. They strive for design inspired by versatility, functionality and durability. Osaka's mission is to promote positivity, build a sense of community, and create unforgettable experiences. But Osaka is more than just a brand; it's a community of athletes, enthusiasts and dedicated individuals who share a common goal - to promote field hockey and to make it accessible to everyone. Osaka believes that field hockey is more than a game; it's a lifestyle, passion and source of inspiration. Today, Osaka is represented in all major field hockey countries around the world, including the USA as the current apparel sponsor for Team USA and Team USA Masters. For more information, visit osakaworld.com.
Howl & Roar Records
Howl & Roar Records is a female centric comedy record label. Seventy percent of their output is focused on women in the comedy industry with the remaining 30 percent priority given to men from marginalized communities. The company loves supporting others, often in the arts space but also women in male dominated spaces - like sports! Full disclosure: the company is also rooting for Team Canada (as a Canadian company, Howl and Roar Records said, “We gotta, but we have enough love for both teams!”). Kudos to comedian Beth Stelling for bringing Howl and Roar into the Team USA family. For more information, visit howlandroarrecords.com.
KEEP>GOING First Aid
KEEP>GOING First Aid makes the most organized, compact and family-friendly First Aid Kits on the market. They love to support field hockey athletes of the U.S. Masters Teams and hope none of the athletes will need any of their premium First Aid supplies, but if so, with KEEP>GOING First Aid each athlete will be prepared to KEEP>GOING. Good Luck, Team USA! For more information, visit keepgoingfirstaid.com.
Comedy Fort Collins
The Comedy Fort, based in Fort Collins, Colo., gives patrons the chance to see up and coming and well-established comedians in person and also to try their own brand of humor at open mic nights and through other programs, as well as live music. For more information, visit comedyfortcollins.com.
Veterinarian Claudia Casavecchia is the former owner of Society Hill Veterinary Hospital located in Philadelphia, Pa.. Dr. Casavecchia no longer owns the veterinary hospital which has been at the same location since 1969, but she still practices veterinary medicine there and is also a U.S. Masters athlete competing in Buenos Aires this December. For more information, visit societyhillvets.com.
Feel Free/Botanic Tonics
Botanic Tonics offers a range of feel free tonics and supplements thoughtfully crafted with noble kava and other ancient plants. Their unique blends are designed to create a state of relaxed alertness, helping clear your mind and elevate your mood, so you can be more present and in the moment. For more information, visit botanictonics.com.
Green Investment Strategies
Green Investment Strategies is a registered investment advisor that helps people increase their income and minimize the climate crisis by guiding investments toward proven environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs and companies that are conscious of and working toward solutions. The company works with you to maximize opportunities and minimize risks for portfolios and the health of the planet and its residents. For more information, visit greeninvestmentstrategies.com.
High5Hypnosis is the sports performance hypnotherapy division of Kinder Mind Hypnosis. High5Hypnosis works with both professional, amateur and weekend warrior athletes to maximize their performance on the field by maximizing their mind’s potential and keeping them in the flow of their highest performance by desensitizing any negative triggers and thoughts and anchoring positive associations and brain states through hypnotherapy. For more information, visit high5hypnosis.com.
KTB LMT Massage
KTB LMT provides in-home Bodywork exclusively. Massage therapist Katie Bezrouch specializes in Swedish, Thai, Shiatsu and Reiki. She approaches work using her trauma-informed training and is honored to walk beside people in their path to a more pleasant relationship with their bodies.
Mid-Atlantic Field Hockey Camp
Mid-Atlantic Field Hockey Camp provides a safe and fun atmosphere to develop skills, knowledge and love of the game! In 2024 it will mark Mid-Atlantic Field Hockey Camp's 47th year at Cape Henlopen State Park. The success of the camp is due to the dedication and consistency of staff, and the unique area of Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Del. For more information, visit Midatlanticfieldhockeycamp.com.
Mixtape Social Music
Mixtape Social MusicTM is social platform for music lovers to create, share, react, comment and listen to playlists. Build your own playlists and customize with artwork, voice recordings, and your favorite songs. At its core, Mixtape fosters connection through shared music experiences and passion. Founder Isaac Ellsworth said, “This is such a great opportunity to support USA Field Hockey, because the athletes ALWAYS warm up to music and practice to different songs. On Mixtape Social Music, you can share the stories behind why the players chose those songs and the importance of those songs to the players that get them pumped up to win! Go Team USA!” Mixtape is where music lovers who cherish the lost art of the mixtape can groove, vibe and create sonic masterpieces together. Join in to craft sonic adventures with fellow music rebels, to remix the future and create a better world by spreading nostalgia through Mixtape Social Music. Mixtape is one of the hottest apps on the App Store. For more information, visit getmixtape.com.
Since 1981, Outdoor Research has created trusted and durable outdoor apparel, accessories and equipment for you to thrive outside. Their award-winning outdoor gear is meticulously researched and tested for outdoor enthusiasts and military users around the globe and comes with an Infinite Guarantee. For more information, visit outdoorresearch.com.
Red Rose Field Hockey Club
The Red Rose Field Hockey Club was established in 1973, by legendary field hockey coach and Millersville University Hall of Famer Linda Kreiser, who has shared her passion for field hockey through her play and coaching for over 40 years. They hold a camp each year in Hummelstown, Pa., for one week in June, for girls ages 5 to 14 years old. Players are grouped according to age and skill level. Even though Coach Kreiser retired from her full-time teaching position at Lower Dauphin School where the camp is held, she will continue as summer camp director to make sure the girls know the cheer “Love the Game” and keep the tradition alive. For more information, visit redrosefieldhockey.com.
RippedPHL offers high-intensity interval training classes with running and strength-building. Members alternate between industry-leading Woodway treadmills and strength training in a nightclub setting. It's an intense workout in a supportive, fun and welcoming environment. No matter where you are in your journey, we’re here to push you to your maximum potential, whatever that may be today. In addition to fun classes, RippedPHL offers personal training services in a private studio and nutrition services. Ripped is really excited to support U.S. Masters field hockey! The Ripped brand is all about achieving your best which is exemplified by these athletes who are dedicating so much time and drive to achieve their goals! Get your first class for free at rippedphl.com.
Summit S.E.M. Solutions
Summit S.E.M. Solutions is a full-service digital marketing agency, specializing in search engine optimization and paid media. For the past 10+ years, Summit Solutions has helped businesses elevate their brand presence and achieve their goals. Their process is designed to empower businesses with the online marketing tools needed to succeed. Summit Solutions is willing to talk with businesses and provide initial consultations for no cost to support growth, generate leads and increase return on investment. Summit Solutions’ Owner/Director (Paid Media) Mike Cooperberg said, “We are so excited to support U.S. Masters athletes in their quest for gold at the World Masters Hockey 2023 Pan American Continental Cup in Buenos Aires! Go Team USA!” For more information, visit summitsemsolutions.com.
Synaptics is changing the way humans engage with connected devices and data, engineering exceptional experiences throughout the home, at work, in the car and on the go. Synaptics is the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system providers who are integrating multiple experiential technologies into platforms that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure and enjoyable. These customers are combining Synaptics’ differentiated technologies in touch, display and biometrics with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, speech and security processing. For more information, visit synaptics.com.
YOLO Sportswear is a long standing institution in field hockey and other sports that have made many substantial contributions to the sports they service through sponsorships, donations and support in vending, t-shirt design and more. YOLO is currently the presenting sponsor for USA Field Hockey’s National Indoor Tournament Qualifiers, National Indoor Tournament and National Club Championship. YOLO has also supported All Starz Field Hockey, USA Field Hockey’s disability inclusive field hockey program, and now U.S. Masters. Good Luck Team USA! For more information, visit yolosportswear.com.
The U.S. Masters Teams sponsor logos were included on an Osaka-branded soft cotton t-shirt or high-performance training t-shirt for the athletes and their fans to purchase and wear to show their support during the tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The embellishments were generously supported by Harrow Sports’ sister company Next Level Resources Partners. Follow the U.S. Masters Teams progress at the Pan American Continental Cup at usafieldhockey.com.