BOSTON, May 18, 2023 ~ Today, ASICS and BSN SPORTS are proud to announce the winners of the ASICS x BSN SPORTS Sound Mind, Sound Body Contest. The contest was created to support youth programs in the sports of cross country, track & field, volleyball and wrestling. The four winning schools have each received a $12,000 award to bolster their programs and instill further confidence in their athletes.

The four winning youth programs are Shelby County School District Cross Country Program of Columbiana, Alabama; Kankakee School District 111 Track & Field Program of Kankakee, Illinois; Shiloh High School Volleyball Program of Snellville, Georgia; and New Albany - Floyd County Consolidated School District Wrestling Program of New Albany, Indiana.

Terry Babilla, President of BSN SPORTS said: "All four of these well-respected programs have earned the right to receive this award. You can feel these young athletes' passion, energy and love of their respective sports just by watching their submission videos, and that's exactly why we partnered with ASICS to launch this contest – to support and elevate youth programs across the country. We're honored to play a role in helping these coaches obtain much-needed equipment and resources so they can continue to develop their programs and make lasting impacts on their teams and athletes for years to come."

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In addition to the $12,000 award each school has also been awarded a free professional development session through the Believe in You Empowerment Program. This program provides free resources and curriculum to guide teachers and coaches in facilitating character education and leadership development for students.

Cat Ayers from ASICS North America said: "Seeing these coaches and athletes talk about their schools and communities with such passion is incredibly rewarding for us at ASICS. We can't wait to see how winning the Sound Mind, Sound Body Contest will uplift these athletes both now and into the future."

ASICS x BSN SPORTS are delighted that they have been able to provide such an opportunity for these four schools which will help them develop their programs further as well as instilling confidence in their athletes. For more information on ASICS or BSN SPORTS please visit or respectively.
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