ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA (December 18, 2019) — RAVE Sports announced it has appointed Jason Borg as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Borg will lead the water-based sporting goods company’s sales initiatives in both its business-to-business and direct business-to-consumer sales channels worldwide.
Borg was the National Sales Manager for Escalade Sports in Evansville, Indiana, a global manufacturer, importer and distributor of more than 40 sporting goods brands with more than 2,800 items to leading retailers.
“With Jason’s sales leadership experience and passion for family-oriented retail sporting goods, he is the perfect match for expanding our brand into new retail partnerships and for increasing revenue across all our sales channels,” said Steve Friswold, President, RAVE Sports. “We wanted to expand our company’s management team with a proven sales leader, and we look forward to Jason’s contributions to the future growth of our company.”
Borg was with Escalade Sports for 14 years, serving as its National Sales Manager since 2011. His prior experience also includes sales and sales leadership positions with Tommy Armour Golf Company. He received his MS and BS degrees in Sports Management from West Virginia University, and was a recipient of the prestigious “40 Under 40 Award” from Sporting Goods Business.
RAVE Sports® is a global manufacturer, importer and distributor of water-based sporting goods, including water trampolines, floating mats, stand-up paddle boards, boat towables, water skis and wakeboards, as well as inflatable water playgrounds for camps and resorts and inflatable rafts for the world’s leading water parks. For more information, go to www.ravesports.com and www.ravesports.com/commercial.