May 3, 2018 [DETROIT, MICH.] – The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and athletic equipment manufacturer Xenith LLC have announced an exclusive partnership providing California athletes with state-of-the-art athletic wear and protection.
“Xenith is excited to partner with CIF’s long tradition of excellence in athletics as we work to make a positive impact on the lives of high school athletes in California,” said Ryan Sullivan, CEO of Xenith. “Xenith is committed to ensuring California athletes are performing at a high level.”
Xenith joins a host of reputable CIF partners dedicated to improving the student athlete’s experience and development.
Xenith was founded to disrupt tradition and create better protective gear and since inception, they have been at the forefront of protective innovation. Xenith products are designed for the needs of committed athletes at all levels of competition.
Xenith exclusively designs and produces 5-Star varsity helmets under the widely-acknowledged Virginia Tech STAR evaluation system. Additionally, every varsity Xenith helmet performed in the Top-Performing Group in the 2018 NFL/NFLPA Laboratory Testing Performance Results.
“We are excited to welcome Xenith into the CIF and our family of Corporate Champions,” said CIF Executive Director Roger L. Blake. “This partnership acknowledges our commitment to provide our athletes with the utmost protection, comfort and durability.”
Xenith will work to provide more accessible football equipment pricing to CIF teams. Xenith’s product line also includes shoulder pads and other football accessories such as eyeshields and backplates.
Xenith was founded on a mission to put athletes first and improve football safety. Their progressive approach to helmet technology disrupted a long-complacent industry for the better – and season after season, Xenith keeps raising the bar. Designed for the committed athlete, Xenith products enable the athlete’s pursuit with advanced fit, feel, style, and an innovative approach to safety & technology. Every Xenith helmet achieves top safety ratings, which enables every athlete to take the field with the confidence to play at their best. This athlete-centric philosophy doesn’t stop at safety. Xenith designs for needs that transcend protection, pushing the boundaries of fit, feel, comfort, durability, performance and style. Xenith stays ahead of the game with a tireless work ethic and nonstop drive to innovate for football’s fast-changing-landscape.
About the California Interscholastic Federation
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) was created in 1914 and is the governing body for high school sports in the state of California. CIF is uniquely positioned to foster student growth in values and ethics. CIF’s ideal of “Pursuing Victory with Honor,” provides the opportunity to influence the actions of the athletic community. CIF strives to promote equity, quality, character and academic development. CIF is a nonprofit federation and the state office, located in Sacramento, Calif., represents the interests of its member Sections. The 10 Sections represent geographic regions within the state: Central, Central Coast, Los Angeles City, North Coast, Northern, Oakland, Sac‐Joaquin, San Diego, San Francisco and Southern. CIF represents 1,587 public and private member schools and more than 831,000 student‐athletes. CIF conducts Regional and State Championships in badminton, cross country, football, volleyball, tennis, wrestling, basketball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, golf and water polo. CIF Sections conduct championships in more than 22 sports.