BENTONVILLE, Ark. (May 4, 2023) – BODYARMOR Sports Drink and Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 soccer seasons. As part of the agreement, BODYARMOR Sports Drink will become the official sports drink and premier kit sponsor of the club, further solidifying their commitment to supporting soccer at all levels.
Sporting Arkansas has recently celebrated numerous accolades, including winning Arkansas State Championships at multiple age groups and advancing teams into the knockout rounds of the USYS Southern Regional Championships. Its new partnership with BODYARMOR Sports Drink, the official sports drink of Major League Soccer (MLS), signifies the club's dedication to providing the best resources for its athletes.
Scott Marksberry, Director of Coaching for Sporting Arkansas, expressed his excitement about the partnership, stating, "We are very proud to have BODYARMOR as our official sports drink and premier kit sponsor. Their commitment to supporting the growth of the game at all levels aligns with our efforts to provide true development opportunities for the youth and families in Northwest Arkansas. We are confident that this partnership will allow us to continue to elevate our delivery of high-quality, positive, safe, and healthy growth for players, coaches, and families in our region.”
Brian English, Regional Marketing Manager for BODYARMOR, shared similar sentiments, saying, "BODYARMOR is dedicated to supporting athletes at every level, and partnering with Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club is a perfect fit. Their recent success and continued growth make them a standout organization, and we're excited to fuel their players with our premium sports drink. We are proud to be associated with a club that shares our passion for soccer and commitment to excellence."
BODYARMOR Sports Drink's affiliation with soccer includes a roster of spokespersons such as US Women's National Team star Alex Morgan, as well as stars from around the world of sports and entertainment, including Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Christian McCaffrey, Donovan Mitchell, Trae Young, CeeDee Lamb and Sabrina Ionescu.
Sporting Arkansas player evaluations and tryouts for the 2023-24 season are currently underway. For more information and to sign up, visit: https://www.sportingarkansas.com/tryouts.
About Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club
Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club is a competitive youth soccer organization based in Bentonville, Arkansas, and an Official Academy Affiliate of Sporting Kansas City. Founded in 1998, the club aims to develop athletes' skills, character, and love for soccer by providing professional coaching, state-of-the-art facilities, and a nurturing environment. With a focus on excellence and sportsmanship, Sporting Arkansas is dedicated to helping players reach their full potential both on and off the field. To learn more, visit www.sportingarkansas.com or follow the club on social media @SportingArkansas.
About BODYARMOR Sports Drink
BODYARMOR Sports Drink is a premium, better-for-you sports drink that provides superior hydration for today’s athlete. The brand offers a variety of flavors and is packed with electrolytes, antioxidants, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, or dyes, making it the ultimate choice for athletes at every level. Committed to supporting the growth of sports and active lifestyles, BODYARMOR proudly sponsors various athletes and organizations, including Major League Soccer and the United States Women's National Team. For more information, visit www.drinkbodyarmor.com.