Chanelle Price signs with Nike
Sports Management & Marketing, Inc. (SMMI) is pleased to announce the signing of Chanelle Price (USA), reigning World Indoor 800m Champion to a three-year endorsement deal with NIKE, Inc. Negotiations between President of SMMI, John Nubani and top NIKE executives began shortly after the New Year.
Ms. Price is extremely excited about the new relationship stating, "Securing a sponsorship has always been a goal [of mine], I plan to remain focused and determined. I have so much more to achieve and with the help of Nike, I will reach my goals." Her goal of becoming a US Olympian in 2016 has been bolstered by the footwear and apparel giant's commitment to her dream. Ms. Price is extremely excited to wear the Nike Brand and plans to begin her 2014 outdoor campaign at the Doha Diamond League Meeting in Qatar scheduled for May 9th.
Price is America's first female 800m World Indoor Champion and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she continues to live and train under the watchful guidance of the University's Director of Track and Field/Cross Country, JJ Clark.