Washington, D.C., (04/13/2022) – The Washington Spirit and District Sports are proud to announce a new partnership for the 2022 NWSL season as part of the Spirit’s Alliance Partnership Program.
“Having District Sports as an Alliance Partner allows us to come together and achieve our shared goal: to help build awareness and visibility of as well as enthusiasm for women’s soccer in DC,” said Ana Mayoral, Adult/Youth Programming Director for the Washington Spirit. “Together, we will be able to increase and improve fan experience across the board.”
Alex Bearman, Executive Director for District Sports said: “We are so pleased to formalize our relationship with the Spirit. Over the past five years we have focused on growing opportunities for women to play the game here in the District and this alliance will inject additional excitement and energy into those efforts. We look forward to what lies ahead.”
About District Sports
Founded in 2004, District Sports is a non-profit organization that serves over 9,000 DC area adult soccer players each year. District Sports is a consistent and trusted organization with experience in event and tournament management, league administration, community building and establishing sustainable partnerships. For many years, the organization has worked closely with organizations such as D.C. SCORES and the DC Public Schools to positively impact the communities in which they play. In 2019, it donated over $75,000 to youth-serving organizations locally. Since 2018, District Sports has partnered with the Washington Area Women’s Soccer League (WAWSL) to create and support opportunities for women to play recreational soccer. WAWSL members are a dedicated group with a specific interest in the female game.