USA Field Hockey Partners with Rudy Project

May 20, 2011, 5:31 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, C.O. – USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce a partnership with Rudy Project - Technically Cool Eyewear and Gear, as the Official Eyewear/Rx Supplier and Exclusive Bike and Ski Helmet of USA Field Hockey.  

“Rudy Project is a top notch company with a great history of supporting Olympic sport,” said Steve Locke, Executive Director of USA Field Hockey. “Not only are they great supporters, but they design and sell the highest level of sunglasses and helmets found globally. We are so proud to be associated with Rudy Project and their staff, and we encourage hockey folks to take a close look at their product in the months to come on both our website and FH Life magazine. You will see amazing products with amazing discounts for USA Field Hockey members.”

“We are excited to work with such a prestigious group as USAFH and know that field hockey players understand the importance of gear, quality and technology.” said Paul M. Craig, Co-Founder and President of Rudy Project North America. “We believe Rudy Project is the world’s best eyewear, Rxes and gear -  loaded with smart, intuitive features and benefits such as a lifetime scratch warranty and total customization, to name a few, and we hope that the field hockey community agrees!” 

About Rudy Project: Founded in Italy more than twenty-five years ago, Rudy Project has been designing and producing technical sunglasses, prescription glasses, goggles and accessories for sports. In 1985 in Treviso, Italy, Rudy Barbazza created Rudy Project with the firm conviction to improve the performance of athletes all over the world. A love of progress, a passion for style and a keen eye for quality all contributed to give life to his Vision: the world’s most technologically advanced sports eyewear and gear. 

Rudy Project immediately established itself as one of the leading companies in Europe and the sporting and optical sector dominating sports like cycling in the Tour de France. The basis for this success lies in its intensive distribution network, its continued investment in targeted communication strategies and especially in its mission to concentrate on excellent product quality and on a constant search for new materials and technologies to lenses and frames. Technically Cool: the two words that can best sum up this Vision; the two words that best express the DNA of each and every design carrying the brand Rudy Project.  To learn more about Rudy Project go to or download Rudy’s online catalog at 

For media inquiries, please contact Ashley Meunier, USA Field Hockey Communications Manager,, or at (719) 866-4365. Additional information regarding USA Field Hockey can be found online by visiting