Strategic Partners

Strategic Partners of Trophy Park

  • Founded in 2006 and headquartered in New York City, Fastlane Communications, LLC is a leading independent, full-service branding, marketing and communications firm that helps its valued clients expand market share, mind share and heart share. The agency serves early-stage, mid-market and large enterprise-class companies with a B2B and/or B2C focus across several industries. The agency’s best practices include integrated Strategy, Branding, Creative, Content and A’ La Carte Marketing Services (i.e. PR, Social, SEM, eCommerce, Video, Website, Events). For more information, visit

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    Media Contact:

    Chris Faust on behalf of Trophy Park


  • Baseball
  • P.O. Box 3080
  • Brian Delahant
  • USABL was established by Robert Delahant in 1986 as the first youth-amateur travel baseball league in New Jersey. USABL has since grown to become the largest travel baseball program in the tri-state area with over 3,000 teams between leagues and tournaments. USABL’s largest event is a 500 team event with teams from all over the northeast attending.
    USABL offers competitive leagues, tournaments, camps, collegiate showcases, and many other baseball opportunities.
Steps Lacrosse
  • Lacrosse
  • STEPS Lacrosse, LLC is an industry leader in event management, elite level club programs, collegiate showcases and grass roots lacrosse development programs.  STEPS Lacrosse is a US Lacrosse Sanctioned Event Operator, which annually hosts the most sought after events in the country.  Lax for the Cure, STEPS Flagship event, has donated over $3,000,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure since inception.  Other events owned and operated by STEPS Lacrosse, LLC:  Live Love Lax, the Nike G8, Nike XPO Prospect Camps and the Jersey Strong Showcase.
    Charlie Shoulberg
    STEPS Lacrosse
    Cell: 973.851.5961
Jersey Bearcats
  • Arena Football
  • Jersey Bearcats Arena Football Team is New Jersey’s newest indoor developmental football team located in Metuchen, NJ. Bearcats will kicked off their inaugural season in the spring 2019 in the Major Indoor Football League as well as playing 2 games in the American Arena League* (Professional League*).

    Jermaine D. Sanders is the co-founder, president and CEO of Jersey Bearcats Arena Football Team LLC, based out of Metuchen, NJ. Along with partner, A.J. Roque, who serves as General Manager, they spearhead the team in various capacities.


The Northeast Academy
  • Rugby
  • Sean Horan
  • The Northeast Academy, with training squads in New York City, Buffalo and Boston, is a National Development Academy that has been sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official Academy (Men & Women) in the Northeast of America and as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Team selection. The purpose of the Academy is to identify, develop and prepare Sevens rugby players with the intention of placing ambitious athletes onto the USA National teams and future USA Olympic teams. In partnership with Play Rugby USA we are the nation’s 16th Olympic Development Program (CODP) and the first in the country for rugby sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee.

Special Olympics New Jersey
  • Charity
  • Special Olympics New Jersey 1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 609.896.8000 x 250
  • Heather Andersen or President & CEO
  • Special Olympics New Jersey provides year round sports training and athletic competition in 24 sports to more than 25,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities (ID), all free of charge. Unified Sports (individuals with and without ID playing alongside each other), Young Athletes,  health and concussion screenings, athlete leadership opportunities are also core dimensions of our program in New Jersey.

    Special Olympics New Jersey’s Vision is to foster inclusive communities for people with and without intellectual disabilities through innovative sport, health, wellness and leadership opportunities for Special Olympics athletes, their families and society as a whole.


Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy
  • Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy (Baseball Partner)
  • 4 Largo Drive, Stamford CT 06907
  • (203) 968-2872
  • Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy believes in the power of education and the transforming effect it can have on athletes. Every interaction is an opportunity to help a player improve, which we take very seriously. Whether the athlete comes to us as an all-star or a beginner, we will work to better their skills while they enjoy every session. We guarantee maximum effort from our instructors to find the right path for each athlete to perform at the best of their abilities.

Garden State Basketball
  • Garden State Basketball (Basketball Partner)
  • 5 Coventry Ct. East Hanover, New Jersey 07936
  • (973) 615-7332
  • Our mission is to sustain a powerful and results-driven learning environment in the field of Youth Basketball that is fun and competitive for everyone involved. We believe strongly in building an atmosphere of support and continuous improvement. We strive to empower all of our players, coaches and staff to develop and improve their skills. We encourage all of our players to achieve their highest mark of performance that they choose to pursue, at whatever level: middle school, high school, college and beyond.

    Garden State Basketball is driven by three key components.
    Integrity: Our pride in unwavering honesty, professionalism, ethics and accountability.
    Stability: 25 years of experience in forming and operating high quality and reliable youth basketball programs.
    Innovation: We want to provide our teams and coaches a state of the art and efficient environment – this is why we invest in high functioning and user friendly technology.

Players Development Academy (PDA)
  • Players Development Academy (PDA)(Soccer Partner)
  • 1 Upper Pond Rd Somerset, NJ 08873
  • Established in 1998, PDA is located in Somerset, NJ and is affiliated with Sky Blue FC. The Players Development Academy offers year-round training/instruction and competition and is dedicated to the promotion and development of youth soccer in New Jersey. The PDA fields boys and girls teams in the U8 through U19 age groups which compete in local, regional and national leagues as well as in elite nationwide tournaments. The club’s goal is to offer these players optimal opportunities to gain the recognition that will enable them to achieve continued success as athletes on the country’s top collegiate teams, United States national teams, and/or professional soccer teams. The PDA offers a scholarship fund to players in need of financial aid for participation on these teams. PDA Shore Director of Girls’ Operations Luis Santa Cruz and Director of Girls’ Programming Bryan Finley will assist in tournament and camp development for Trophy Park.

Mavericks Lacrosse – Ron Gale
  • Mavericks Lacrosse – Ron Gale (Lacrosse Partner)
  • 732-859-9383
  • Over the last 10 years, Ron along with his fellow Board Members has built Mavericks Lacrosse into one of the largest regular season lacrosse programs, drawing on players from over 30 towns. The program, not only one of the oldest in central NJ,  was also the first in NJ to start boys and girls at kindergarten.  In the process of building their program they have helped build several major high school programs and seeded programs in numerous neighboring towns. As a non-for-profit, it has always been about spreading and growing the sport of lacrosse rather than seeing how much people would pay. Mavericks Lacrosse has a staff of over 20 coaches as well as individuals specializing in apparel, marketing and administration. Recognizing the limitations of many surrounding towns to manage their own lacrosse programs, Mavericks is altruistically championing the formation of a regional association to pool the assets and resources of various towns and programs.