Kevin Jackson – Rawlings Canada
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods in the United States. Since the company’s inception in 1887, Rawlings’ mission has always centered on enabling participation by developing and producing innovative, high-performance equipment and protective apparel for the professional, amateur and entry-level player.
By continuously developing technologically-enhanced products, Rawlings dominates the industry with innovative new products, enabling serious athletes to reach their full potential and achieve peak performance. With revolutionary industry and product innovations such as football shoulder pads (in 1901), lightweight protective apparel, the S100 batting helmet line and the new protective football headwear initiative, Rawlings is the authentic and global authority on protecting athletes’ bodies from head-to-toe.
Rawlings’ advisory players – from yesterday’s heroes such as Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial and Sadahara Oh to today’s stars of Derek Jeter, Tim Lincecum, Albert Pujols and Justin Verlander – embody these five core values through their play and dominance in all aspects of the game and their character and integrity off-the-field as well.
With an assortment of baseball, basketball, football game-related product lines, Rawlings is present everywhere team sports are played. Leagues and conferences of all skill levels integrate Rawlings’ unparalleled product portfolio into their sports: as the Official Baseball Supplier and Official Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball for the NCAA®, the Official Uniform Provider of USA Football and Team USA, the official football for the NAIA®, the official basketball for the NAIA, NJCAA® and AAU®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®.
Through its products, players and partnerships, Rawlings is unquestionably The Mark of a Pro™.