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VERT Welcomes Team USA Volleyball Ambassadors during CES 2015

5 Jan 2015

VERT Welcomes Team USA Volleyball Ambassadors during CES 2015

VERT and Team USA Volleyball will be at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday, January 7 at Sands- Tech West 74315

VERT, makers of the first sports wearable device to measure jump rate, partners with Team USA Volleyball captain Karch Kiraly and Team USA Volleyball players, Christa Harmotto Dietzen and Kayla Banwarth, who will serve as official CES 2015 Ambassadors.  The athletes will be with VERT at the Sands Convention Center, Booth #74315, on Wednesday, January 7th 2015.  The FIVB World Championship gold medal will also be on display at the booth.

“We’re excited to team up with the biggest names in volleyball, and demonstrate how to effectively incorporate data and technology into training routines,” says Martin Matak, Founder of VERT.  “Understanding jump data has a profound effect on improving an athlete’s game and even preventing injury so we are thrilled with the support of Team USA.”

“As a coach for the most elite volleyball team in the country we wanted to make sure we have had the best technology to help prevent injury’s for all of our athletes and that is why we love VERT.” says Karch Kiraly, head coach of Team USA Volleyball.

Karch Kiraly, a legendary volleyball player and assistant coach for the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team has been named head coach for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Games. As a player, Kiraly won two Olympic gold medals in indoor volleyball in 1984 and 1988. Kiraly also captured the 1996 Olympic Games gold medal in beach volleyball, and was inducted into the Volleyball Hall of Fame in 2001 and the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2007.

Christa Harmotto Dietzen joined Team USA Volleyball in 2009 as captain of the gold-medal winning FIVB World Championship team. Dietzen is also a 2012 Olympic Games silver medalist, and helped U.S. Women achieve gold at the 2011 and 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix.

Kayla Banwarth joined Team USA Volleyball in 2009, and she was a member of the gold-medal winning FIVB World Championship team. Banwarth was named 2013 USA Volleyball Female Indoor Most Improved Player of the Year.

The VERT wearable jump rate monitor is a non-invasive, miniature inertial measurement unit (IMU), that allows athletes to perform in games and practices without discomfort. The device pairs with an iOS app that can be monitored by coaches during use, and instantly provides jump rate, jump height and any additional jump-related measurements. As an added benefit all users will have the ability to view and track VERT Jump data on smartwatches for quick and easier review.

To schedule a meeting at CES with VERT or the Team USA Volleyball Ambassadors, contact Andrew Felix at andrewfelix@maxborgesagency.com or at 305-374-4404 x 136.

For more information about VERT, visit www.myvert.com.

About VERT
VERT is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The company is focused on creating better experiences for sports that people love! The VERT wearable jump rate monitor is for all jump sports such as basketball, volleyball, BMX, skateboard and other health and fitness sports. For further information, please visit the company’s website at myvert.com

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Media Contact:
Andrew Felix
Senior Account Executive
Max Borges Agency
for VERT
US: (305) 374-4404 x136
andrewfelix@maxborgesagency.com

www.maxborgesagency.com