ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CSG/SportsCoatings and the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) today announced a partnership that brings the most proactive and proven method of controlling bacteria, mold, and fungi to the wrestling community.
Nationally renowned for its Sports Antimicrobial System (R) that inhibits and controls the growth of microbial contaminants on all types of athletic surfaces and fabrics for extended periods of time; CSG/SportsCoatings is committed to eliminating, inhibiting and controlling potentially harmful microorganisms known to plague wrestling environments.
"We've been working to provide wrestling teams and clubs with a long-term solution to odor and infection causing bacteria for years," said CSG/SportsCoatings CEO Craig Andrews. "Working with a group like the NWCA that values educating wrestlers about proactive measures in health and safety was the next logical step for our company."
"Taking proactive measures to protect wrestling equipment and protective gear from bacteria mold and fungi common in wrestling is something that CSG/SportsCoatings has dedicated themselves to," said NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. "We feel a partnership with an innovative group that's using a proven technology to control bacteria is a great fit for our organization, considering we're a source for information and education for wrestlers nationwide.
As part of the partnership, CSG/SportsCoatings products and treatments will be used exclusively at the National Duals at the University of Northern Iowa on Jan. 12-13. All 18 mats at the meet will be treated with the SportsAide(R) system to help eliminate potentially harmful bacteria such as staph, MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas), ringworm and impetigo.
"The National Duals is one of wrestling's signature events," said NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. "Having a cutting-edge group like CSG/SportsCoatings on board just adds that much more piece-of-mind when competing. Wrestlers need to take the proper precautions to start with, and with CSG/SportsCoatings providing mats and other equipment with long-lasting protection against potentially harmful bacteria contaminants, the wrestlers can focus on their matches."
CSG/SportsCoatings, the sports industry's leading provider of antimicrobial products and treatments, has gained prominence in the athletic community through its unique Sports Antimicrobial System(R). Comprised of several different products and treatments, the Sports Antimicrobial System protects surfaces and fabrics from infection and odor causing bacteria common in athletic environments. For more information on CSG/SportsCoatings treatments and products, visit http://www.csgsportscoatings.com.
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