Heartland Soccer is excited to announce the appointment of Cole Clem to the position of Custom Apparel Manager and Designer.
Cole comes to Heartland Soccer with an extensive background in the decorated apparel industry, both in local communities and on a national retail level. From starting a screen-printing company in high school with his father to offer custom apparel to local teams and clubs, to graduating college with a degree in graphic design, Cole has since worked with industry leaders and vendors around the world decorating garments using different techniques to make graphics come to life.
In this new role, Mr. Clem will manage the customization side of Heartland apparel along with designing new concepts, adding to Heartland's successful tournament apparel lineup.
“We’re excited to have Cole join our team during a period of significant growth and innovation here at Heartland Soccer,” says Shane Hackett, Heartland Soccer executive director. “As we look to expand our offerings with custom and league apparel, Cole’s expertise in design, retail sales and leadership will help us deliver both quality and appealing products.”
“I am extremely excited to join Heartland Soccer and bring a new side of customized tournament apparel to the thousands of players and families each year,” says Cole. “This is an incredible opportunity to help grow the soccer apparel lineup at Heartland.”
Heartland Soccer hosts 15 exceptional tournaments each year, attracting over 40,000 tournament players and 3,000,000 spectators annually. Heartland apparel is an important aspect of the tournament experience and strives to provide our players and families with an exceptional product.
About Heartland Soccer
Heartland Soccer is the largest soccer league and tournament host in the United States with more than 4,000 teams and 70,000 youth players participating in league and tournaments. Founded in 1977, Heartland Soccer Association continues to be a leader in youth soccer with operations at four world class soccer complexes: SCHEELS Overland Park Soccer Complex, GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex, Swope Soccer Village and Compass Minerals Sporting Fields. For more information, visit www.heartlandsoccer.net.