Industry News: Aqua Sphere Joins NSSA Team -- February 25, 2004
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 25. RECREATIONAL and fitness swim products leader Aqua Sphere has been named an official sponsor of the National Swim School Association, Inc. (NSSA). Created in 1998 as a division of the Aqua Lung Company, a 60-year-old scuba diving corporation started by Jacques Cousteau, Aqua Sphere provides quality swim gear to 95 million recreational and fitness swimmers in the United States.
"We are elated by the incredible opportunity to offer our elite eye protection and our full line or high-quality, premium swim equipment to swim schools nationwide", said Tom Bowman, general manager of Aqua Sphere Swim Division. “Aqua Sphere looks forward to a long-term partnership with the National Swim School Association that will provide its members with the highest quality eye protection and a full line of additional swim gear.”
Scott Bartle, NSSA’s executive director, is equally enthused about the new partnership. “Quickly becoming a leader in providing swim equipment to the learn-to-swim business, Aqua Sphere is eager to make a splash in the industry. We are excited about the opportunity to provide additional benefits to our members and to help Aqua Sphere establish itself in the marketplace.”
Aqua Sphere joins existing corporate partners FINIS, Inc. and i play baby wear and supporting sponsors Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc., Pure Blue Swim Shop, Simply Water, LLC and Sports Publications, Inc.