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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, [...]

Virtual graduations, coaching clinics and quick thinking keep Varsity Brands connected to schools

2020-05-11T12:57:41-04:00May 11th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

Dallas, TX, May 10, 2020 – The Dallas Morning News Companies are pivoting to survive today’s treacherous environment. That’s been a particularly tall order for Farmers Branch-based Varsity Brands, since the giant in team sporting goods and academic regalia depends on 200,000 now-shuttered schools, districts and leagues across the country for its $2 billion in [...]

Varsity Brands Names Finalists in 2020 School Spirit Awards

2020-03-06T10:25:29-05:00February 12th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

Nation Is Encouraged to Vote Online For America’s Most Spirited High School Award; Winners to Be Announced at Awards Ceremony in May FARMERS BRANCH, Tex., February 12, 2020 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, today announced that its signature school pride event, the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, has named finalists [...]

JOHN HUTCHINSON JOINS VARSITY BRANDS AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

2020-01-15T09:59:29-05:00January 9th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

DALLAS, TX, January 9, 2020 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today announced that John Hutchinson has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.  Hutchinson will report to Varsity Brands’ CEO, Adam Blumenfeld, and will serve as a member of the [...]

2020 Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards Now Open

2020-01-15T10:04:54-05:00January 7th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

— Submissions Open January 7 - 21 — Recognizing schools, groups and individuals who go above and beyond to build school pride, student engagement and community spirit — Dallas, Texas, January 7, 2020 – Varsity Brands, the leading organization that empowers young people by encouraging participation, recognizing achievement and building community and school spirit, today announced [...]

Put Some Pep in Your Pep Rally

2019-08-23T12:03:27-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Varsity Brands, Varsity Spirit|

Back to school means back to spreading school spirit, and the best way to do that is by holding a pep rally. Pep rallies are a great tool to involve the entire school and get everyone excited for the big game. Cheerleaders are responsible for much of the planning and presentation, so use this info [...]

SEASONED TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE JAIME JARAMILLO JOINS VARSITY BRANDS AS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

2019-07-18T13:38:59-04:00July 18th, 2019|Varsity Brands|

Dallas, TX, July 18, 2019 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today announced that it has accelerated its investment in a digital, technology-enabled future with the addition of Jaime Jaramillo as the company’s first Chief Technology Officer. In this capacity, Mr. Jaramillo will report to CEO Adam [...]

Varsity Brands Receives “Spirit of St. Jude Award” From St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

2019-07-12T16:26:34-04:00July 12th, 2019|Varsity Brands|

The company has raised more than $7 million for the hospital Farmers Branch, Texas, July 11, 2019 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, has been honored with the “Spirit of St. Jude” award by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for its company-wide commitment to the hospital’s efforts to understand, treat [...]

MARTHA MAY JOINS VARSITY BRANDS AS CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

2019-06-17T16:46:09-04:00June 17th, 2019|Varsity Brands|

 Dallas, TX, June 17th, 2019 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today announced that Martha May has joined the Company as Chief Human Resources Officer.  In this senior leadership capacity, May will be responsible for all human resources functions, including responsibility for strengthening Varsity Brands’ culture and [...]