Schutt Sports has signed a two-year deal to become a Presenting Sponsor of the Nike Coach of the Year Clinics. Under the terms of the agreement, Schutt becomes the “official football protective gear” of the clinics.
The 2004 Nike Coach of the Year Clinics will feature some of the nation’s top college football coaches as speakers.

Over 12,000 coaches will attend the clinics in 2004, which will be conducted at 19 sites throughout the United States. The clinics, founded over 30 years ago by legendary coaches Bud Wilkinson and Duffy Daugherty, are “state of the art” events consisting of presentations from 70 NCAA Division 1A head coaches on the Nike staff.

“We are delighted to have Schutt Sports on board as the 'official protective gear' of the Nike Coach of the Year Football Clinics,” said Chuck Rohe, National Director of the clinics. “They truly are 'the gear that makes the game' and they make our clinics even better.”

“The caliber of the coaching experience in the Nike Coach of the Year Clinics is unrivaled and provides excellent educational opportunities for coaches striving to improve their understanding of the game,” said David Jones, Director of Marketing at Schutt Sports. “We are excited to be associated with the clinics by providing content on the proper fitting and care of equipment and by unveiling our new Schutt® DNA™ helmet, which was developed utilizing research from the NFL Concussion Study.