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OHSAA Partners with Varsity Brands on Sport, Spirit and Achievement

2021-02-25T14:33:46-05:00February 25th, 2021|Varsity Brands|

For Immediate Release – February 25, 2021 OHSAA Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, tstried@ohsaa.org OHSAA Partners with Varsity Brands on Sport, Spirit and Achievement Partnership includes Varsity Spirit, BSN Sports and Herff Jones COLUMBUS, Ohio and DALLAS, Texas – The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit [...]

Varsity Brands surpasses $10 million raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

2021-01-25T11:34:36-05:00January 25th, 2021|Varsity Brands|

Virtual celebration held as milestone reached during 10-year partnership MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, is kicking off the new year with a momentous 10-year anniversary announcement of an inspiring $10 million raised for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in its decade of supporting the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. [...]

An Interview with CEO Forum Radio: Adam Blumenfeld, CEO, Varsity Brands

2021-01-12T17:01:55-05:00January 7th, 2021|Varsity Brands|

RADIO: ADAM BLUMENFELD, CEO, VARSITY BRANDS The CEO Forum Group- January 7, 2021 Varsity Brands CEO Adam Blumenfeld shares his philosophy of investing in your people and relentless focus on customers, which has allowed Varsity to grow exponentially in a very competitive marketplace. Listen to the Interview

Social and Emotional Learning A Top Priority Amid Pandemic

2020-10-26T12:06:28-04:00October 26th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN)—As school systems continue to adjust to the pandemic, what’s known as “social and emotional learning,” or SEL, has never been more important or difficult. “We want them to be able to manage their own behaviors and emotions so that they can make good decisions and have great relationships,” said Aaron Hart with Online [...]

Local Educator Discusses Social & Emotional Learning

2020-09-21T12:48:11-04:00September 21st, 2020|Varsity Brands|

X101- LOCAL NEWS, ON DEMAND- September 19, 2020 Aaron Hart is executive director of the Online Physical Education Network (OPEN) and currently serves part-time in SUNY Cortland’s Physical Education Department. He spoke this week with WXHC about social and emotional learning, which have never been more important — or more difficult — in the times of [...]

Varsity Brands Deepens Commitment to Social and Emotional Learning as Schools Work to Reopen for the 2020-21 School Year

2020-09-21T12:42:40-04:00September 9th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today released the first three episodes of season three of the "Believe in You" video series, which the company created free-of-charge to educate students and staff about the incredible power of believing in yourself, despite the challenges and trials life may [...]

Varsity Brands Bets Big on Back to School

2020-09-17T09:10:21-04:00August 28th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

By Dale Buss - August 28, 2020 /Chief Executive/ -- Whether American public schools all re-open in the next few months will affect the education of millions of students, the household routines of millions of parents and the vocational paths of thousands of teachers. But as the traditional Labor Day marker for the start of [...]

VARSITY BRANDS LAUNCHES IMPACT NOW CAMPAIGN TO HELP UNITE AND ENERGIZE SCHOOL COMMUNITIES IN ANTICIPATION OF 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

2020-07-15T16:22:25-04:00July 15th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

-- Comprehensive campaign will help ensure administrators, faculty & staff are empowered with resources to address the mental and physical needs of returning to school — DALLAS, TX, July 15, 2020 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today announced the launch of a dedicated campaign, Impact Now, in [...]

Varsity Brands Receives Significant Investment And Further Strengthens Competitive Positioning

2020-06-30T15:06:25-04:00June 30th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

DALLAS, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, today announced that it has successfully completed transactions that, in aggregate, raised a total of approximately $185M in new capital to the Company.  Most notably, existing and new institutional investors have participated in a $150 million capital raise to provide greatly enhanced financial flexibility [...]

Varsity Brands Stands Against Racism & Inequality

2020-06-09T16:17:36-04:00June 5th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

Dallas, TX, June 5, 2020 To Our Valued Customers and Partners, The painful events of the last week and a half have underscored the heartbreaking and disturbing reality experienced by our Black colleagues, friends, loved ones and customers, often in their daily lives. The senseless killings of George Floyd in Minnesota, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, [...]