DePaul University announced that it has entered into a multi-year partnership with Nike through BSN Sports to continue to make Nike the official apparel of DePaul Athletics.
BSN will also serve as the official equipment provider. The agreement, which began on July 1, 2019 is part of BSN Sports Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN Sports a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all D1, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools.
“DePaul Athletics is proud to join ranks with BSN Sports as Nike’s partner in the Midwest. We have enjoyed a terrific relationship with Nike for over 30 years with women’s basketball and with men’s basketball and all Sports for nearly 20 years,” said DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. “Nike has been with us literally every step of the way in outfitting our student-athletes on our journey toward winning numerous conference championships and advancing in many NCAA Championships. We look forward to continuing those championship experiences and providing our student-athletes with the very best in athletic apparel, footwear and equipment with Nike and BSN paving the way as industry leaders.”
Nike will serve as the exclusive outfitter for all 15 DePaul University intercollegiate Sports teams. The multi-year agreement includes numerous incentives in the form of discounts and rewards along with incentives for on-field achievements and additional marketing and promotional opportunities.
Todd Northrop, vice president of Collegiate Select at BSN Sports, added “We are extremely excited to partner with DePaul University and Nike to provide the finest apparel and athletic gear. By partnering together, we are able to elevate the performance and impact of the Blue Demons athletic program, as well as, the student-athlete experience on and off the field or court. We are proud to be their partner.”