Douglas Pads Joins Kings County Chiefs Youth Football Initiative

Shoulder pad powerhouse Douglas Pads and Sports Inc, to supply Kings County Chiefs youth football initiative in New York City.
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NEW YORK - Jan. 27, 2015 - PRLog -- Brooklyn, NY - January 23, 2015 - Doug Douglas, owner of Douglas Shoulder pads has agreed to make Douglas Shoulder pads the exclusive shoulder pad supplier for Brooklyn, New York’s Kings County Chiefs Youth Football Club Inc. for the 2015 football season and beyond. The Shoulder pad powerhouse joined forces with the team as a result of his relationship with the Kings County Chiefs’ President and Head Coach, Flash Russo, and his Play NYC Initiative that allows all youth in the program to play competitive, elite-level, travel league football for free, regardless of their economic status. The Chiefs are the only program in the country allowing kids to compete on this level for free.

  Flash Russo commented, “Douglas is an amazing brand and they do a great job in the football shoulder pads space. I have worn Douglas pads as a professional and I am elated that my youth players will have the same opportunity to wear these elite shoulder pads. Doug Douglas is not only a trailblazer in shoulder pad technology development, he’s an amazing and compassionate person. I am honored to be sponsored by such a legendary name in the football equipment business.” Douglas released the following statement, “Douglas Pads & Sports, Inc., is a proud sponsor of the Kings County Chiefs Youth Football Club. Douglas, a leader in the manufacturing of football shoulder pads from Pee Wee’s to the Pro’s, wish the Chiefs, and coach Flash Russo, the best of luck in the upcoming 2015 season.”

   The Kings County Chiefs Youth Football Club will begin minicamp February 21st in Brooklyn, New York.


Douglas has a hard-hitting strategy for pad performance and player confidence. Hard-hitting action is as old as football, but the equipment has changed dramatically. 

You practice hard to be the best – so why not get the pad that will help you play your best? At Douglas, we make the best pads you can find anywhere – and we encourage input from our loyal customers on how to make our pads even better. That's why approximately 85% of Division 1-A Colleges continue to choose Douglas as their "go-to" pad. Douglas Pads are designed specifically to enhance a player's performance through superior protection, non-restricted mobility and comfort. As a leader in protective equipment technology and holder of numerous U.S. patents, Douglas continues to strive for total customer satisfaction by making customer service first. Each piece of Douglas equipment goes through a series of continuous quality control checks before being shipped. That's why our customers call ours the Ultimate Shoulder Pad!

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The Kings County Chiefs Youth Football Club Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a no cost, free, environment for children of all economic statuses to play competitive and elite-level football in the New York City area through its PLAY NYC Initiative. The Chiefs are currently the only organization of its kind in New York.

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Mily Russo
Kings County Chiefs Youth Football Club Inc. PRs
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