We are thrilled to have Casey Powell as a representative of Gladiator Lacrosse; he combines top performance in his sport with elegance and power and he embodies the principles of perseverance through an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) February 24, 2016
Gladiator Lacrosse and Casey Powell, currently a major league player for the Florida Launch and one of the most decorated players ever to set foot on a field, celebrated the announcement in Boca Raton, Florida, after many months in the making. The international lacrosse icon and 2014 MVP of Major League Lacrosse will be representing Gladiator Lacrosse as the company’s brand ambassador. Powell’s commitment to the future of lacrosse is evident in his participation in many lacrosse involvements: as a coach for Disney College Spring Training; as the founder of Speed Lacrosse, a modified version of the game; as a player for several pro teams; and as one of the MLL’s top players of all-time. He is also the all-time leading scorer in MLL history and was a World Champion winner with Team U.S.A.
Powell, also founder of the Casey Powell’s World Lacrosse Foundation, has spent decades submerged in his passion for lacrosse and his partnership with Gladiator Lacrosse is no exception. “I am pleased to be part of the Gladiator Lacrosse team. I have always admired quality craftsmanship in products for players and Gladiator Lacrosse offers just that. Plus, I’ve had the privilege of working with someone as talented, young and motivated as Rachel, she is an inspiration,” he explained.
Powell is pursuing a unique and lasting impact alongside Gladiator Lacrosse by offering superior, professional-grade training products to the lacrosse community through a future launch of a Signature Edition Line.
For Gladiator Lacrosse, the choice of working with Casey Powell as brand ambassador extends its long-term commitment to lacrosse players. “We are thrilled to have Casey Powell as a representative of Gladiator Lacrosse; he combines top performance in his sport with elegance and power and he embodies the principles of perseverance through an unwavering commitment to excellence. These are precisely the qualities that we have come to represent in our lacrosse equipment,” said Rachel Zietz, CEO and founder of Gladiator Lacrosse.
Powell earned All-American honors four times (1995-98), including three first-team nods. He was twice the winner of the L.t. Raymond J. Enners Award as the USILA Player of the Year (1997, 1998) and he finished his college career with a then school-record 287 points (158 goals, 129 assists). Powell was also captain of the US Men's National Team in the 2006 World Lacrosse Championship, including the US Men's Indoor National Team (2011, 2015).
About Casey Powell: Casey Powell is an entrepreneur, endorser, player, coach and lacrosse ambassador. Since graduating from Syracuse University, Powell has spent his professional career traveling the world playing, teaching and helping to spread the game of lacrosse. He has represented several notable companies such as Reebok, Easton, Warrior, Toyota, SoBe, Brine, Bud Light, DYG, Disney, Muscle Milk, Body by Jake and Major League Lacrosse (MLL). Casey hosted his own lacrosse radio show for Sirius XM and has done commentating for MSG network, ESPN and CBS Sports Network.
About Gladiator Lacrosse: Gladiator Lacrosse, founded in 2013, established by then-13-year-old entrepreneur and lacrosse player Rachel Zietz, is currently one of the leading manufacturers of professional grade lacrosse equipment. Recognized by Florida’s Governor Rick Scott in his 2016 State of the State address and a recent Diamond recipient from the Boca Chamber of Commerce, Gladiator and its founder have been featured in The New York Times, South Florida Business Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fortune Magazine and Inc.com. Rachel is an advocate speaker for numerous professional and youth organizations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Citizenship Conference, the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy, the 2013 Round Square International Conference, the Greater Miami Chamber’s Youth Leadership Conference, and the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.