The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, announces it has entered into a multiyear partnership with Sparx Hockey to be the Official Skate Sharpener of the ACHA.
Founded in 2013, Sparx Hockey is a developer and manufacturer of skate sharpening equipment and related accessories for ice hockey, figure skating and sled hockey. The innovative and fast-growing company is focused on building a leadership position in skate sharpening by providing customers with the most advanced, accurate and easy-to-use skate sharpening equipment on the planet.
The company’s flagship product, the Sparx Skate Sharpener, is an affordable, automated product that allows anyone, anywhere, with no prior skate sharpening experience, to easily sharpen hockey skates with pro-level accuracy. Thousands of customers in the U.S. and Canada are currently sharpening their skates with Sparx, including individuals, families, teams, rink operators and pro shops. Elite teams and players around the world are also experiencing the consistency and accuracy of Sparx, including more than 25 NHL teams.
“We are excited to partner with the ACHA and provide its entire membership with access to the revolutionary Sparx Skate Sharpener, which will allow all teams to have professional-level sharpening with the push of a button,’ said Steve Jones, Vice President, Marketing, Sparx Hockey. “As the Official Skate Sharpener of the ACHA, we look forward to working with teams from all levels to elevate player performance with consistent and accurate skate sharpening.”
“The ACHA is excited to engage in a partnership with Sparx Hockey. We feel the quality of their product as well as the ease of use and price point is a perfect fit and option for our membership to consider,” said ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett. “Sparx Skate Sharpeners are already being used by many of our ACHA teams as well as NHL and NCAA programs so we are thrilled of this opportunity to have them aboard with the ACHA!”
For further information, please contact ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the revolutionary Sparx Skate Sharpener, visit www.sparxhockey.com
About American Collegiate Hockey Association
The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) is a recognized 501(c)3 organization of 500 college and university-affiliated programs which provides structure, regulates operations, and promotes the quality of collegiate ice hockey throughout the United States. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the ACHA's primary mission is to support the growth and development of college hockey programs nationwide. The ACHA identifies standards which serve to unite and regulate teams at the collegiate level and is currently in its 29th season of play as of September 2019. For more information, please visit www.achahockey.org.
About Sparx Hockey
Sparx Hockey is a privately held corporation located in Acton, Mass. and is the developer and manufacturer of skate sharpening equipment and related accessories for ice hockey, figure skating and sled hockey. Sparx Hockey products are currently being used by thousands of players and skaters from the youth to professional levels. The company is focused on building a leadership position in skate sharpening by providing customers with the most advanced, accurate and easy-to-use skate sharpening equipment on the planet. For more information, please visit www.sparxhockey.com