Franklin Sports and Kerri Walsh Jennings, Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Team up to Launch a Collection of Signature Volleyball Apparel & Equipment

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STOUGHTON (Mass.), July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Franklin Sports, a global sporting goods brand, announced Monday that it has partnered up with Kerri Walsh Jennings, a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist in beach volleyball, to launch a full line. The partnership includes a brand of apparel that combines high-performance athleticwear with lifestyle clothing. It also includes a line of specially designed nets, nets, kneepads and training accessories. The first products from the collection are the signature volleyballs, which are now available at as well as Dick’s Sporting Goods locations across the country.
Walsh Jennings said, “I’ve been an Franklin Sports kid all my life, so this dream come true.” “My first love was baseball and Franklin was my go-to. I had hoped to become the first female major league pitcher, but things changed when I discovered volleyball. This partnership is a blessing to me. This partnership will enable me to spread my passion for the game to as many people possible. Franklin stands for integrity, family, playfulness and excellence. It’s an honor to share this journey with them.
Walsh Jennings has been closely working with the Franklin product team in custom-designing every piece of equipment or apparel within the branded line. She uses her expertise and knowledge to create products that are suitable for today’s volleyball player. The new collection’s first products will be the volleyballs, which are highlighted by three new models. Franklin will then start rolling out additional equipment, training accessories, and the signature apparel line that includes high-quality athleticwear as well as comfortable lifestyle pieces.
Walsh Jennings is one of the most decorated athletes in the history of the sport. She has won three Olympic Gold Medals (2008, 2012) and currently holds the record for wins and losses in the Association of Professional Volleyball. Casey Jennings, a native of Scotts Valley, California has been working together to grow p1440, a digital platform that is exclusively focused on beach volleyball.
Adam Franklin, president and CEO of Franklin Sports, said, “We’re thrilled with Kerri Walsh Jennings,” a true American sports icon who has been at its apex for the better part the past two decades.” Kerri Walsh Jennings is a volleyball expert who has been working with p1440 for years. She knows the game well and can help it grow. Kerri and I share a passion for growing the sport and reaching more athletes. This partnership is about our shared passion. We have developed a range of high-quality, affordable volleyball apparel and equipment with Kerri. This collection will be launched at an exciting time for the sport.
Franklin, a leading brand in sporting goods, is based in Stoughton (Massachusetts). It has over 10,000 products for many sports. The brand has partnerships with Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL), as well as hundreds of professional athletes. Franklin, a multigenerational family-owned business, will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in business in 2021. The company has been focusing on providing quality and value to customers, from recreational to professional levels.
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About Franklin Sports Franklin Sports was founded by Irving Franklin in 1946. The Stoughton-based sporting goods brand, Franklin Sports, manufactures and sells more than 10,000 products in 10 categories. Franklin is the Official Batting Glove Partner and Official PlayBall Equipment Partner for Major League Baseball (MLB), and the Official Street Hockey Partner for the National Hockey League (NHL). The brand is also heavily involved in all league’s youth participation programs. Through apparel and equipment collaborations, Franklin also works with hundreds elite athletes. Franklin is a multigenerational family-owned business that Adam Franklin, who succeeded Larry as president, runs. Franklin’s rich history, and reputation as a trusted brand in sporting goods has made it one the most respected brands in the industry. Franklin celebrates its 75th year in business. It continues to honor its tradition by providing athletes of all levels with exceptional value across its entire product line. Franklin also supports various professional league growth initiatives and invests in emerging sports like pickleball. Visit for more information. Follow Franklin on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter at @franklinsports.
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