WARRENVILLE, Ill., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Field Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SFHI) ("Company"), an innovative product development company engaged in the design, engineering and construction of athletic facilities and sports complexes, today announced that the Company signed a three year partnership agreement with former Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker and ESPN television personality Ray Lewis.
During his seventeen-year career in the National Football League (NFL), Ray Lewis garnered significant accolades as a premier middle linebacker. He was selected to thirteen Pro Bowls and was a two-time Defensive Player of the Year award winner, making him one of only six to win the award multiple times. He also led the Baltimore Ravens to Super Bowl championships for both the 2000 and 2012 seasons, earning the Most Valuable Player distinction at Super Bowl XXXV.
Ray Lewis commented, "I look forward to working with Sports Field Holdings as they bring their state-of-the-art athletic facilities and sports complexes to schools and communities throughout the country. The Company's Replicated Grass brings together turf performance and athlete safety and I hope to leverage my experience as an athlete to further their research and development efforts. I plan to foster my relationships in the industry to increase awareness and help drive sales of the Company's superior turn-key solutions."
"We're thrilled that Ray Lewis has elected to join the Sports Field Holdings, Inc. team. The future Hall of Famer is an exceptional resource for the Company as we continue to move forward with a number of strategic growth initiatives," said Jeromy Olson, Chief Executive Officer of Sports Field Holdings, Inc. "Ray's exhaustive network of personal relationships within the NFL and NFL Players Association, as well as with university athletic directors and coaches, will provide the Company with access to a wealth of potential opportunities. We are honored that an athlete of Ray's stature has chosen to partner with Sports Field."
Jeromy Olson added, "As a long-time professional, Ray Lewis has considerable experience with the turf industry from an athlete's perspective. Our partnership is founded on the common understanding that the marketplace is in need of the next generation of technology in synthetic turf that will provide a superior product that prioritizes athlete safety and is constantly subject to innovation. Sports Field Holdings continues to invest in research and development to ensure that our Replicated Grass does not simply outperform our competitors' products, but reduces the risk of many of the adverse health effects synthetic turf can have on athlete's body and overall athletic performance. We are confident that our partnership with Ray Lewis well-positions Sports Field Holdings to rapidly gain market share in our multi-billion dollar industry."
About Sports Field Holdings, Inc.
Sports Field Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Sports Field Engineering, Inc., is a product development, engineering and design-build construction company, engaged in the design, engineering, constructing, and construction management of athletic facilities, and sports complexes. Construction management of sports facilities and synthetic turf sales are the two primary lines of business. These lines of business can be categorized as design, development, and manufacturing of sports surfacing products and associated pre-engineered construction systems.
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