SANTA ANA, CA. – (July 14, 2016) – Kids will be getting their kicks when Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and Chelsea FC hold free youth soccer clinics in the U.S. in July and August. The clinics, open to the general public, are in conjunction with Chelsea’s U.S. summer tour.
The coaching clinics will take place on July 23-24 in Santa Monica, California; July 25 in Norwalk, California; July 29 in Ann Arbor, Michigan; and August 1 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The public can register at www.yokohamatire.com/chelseaclinics for an opportunity for a space.
Yokohama, which is also involved with several U.S. youth soccer tournaments, will participate in the clinics given by the Chelsea coaches. “What an incredible opportunity for young soccer players,” said Alan Holtschneider, director of marketing at Yokohama Tire, the official shirt partner of Chelsea FC. “It’s not every day you get to learn from a world-class organization.”
Here for its three-game U.S. tour, Chelsea will face Liverpool FC at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 27; Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on July 30; and AC Milan at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on August 3.
“Like most soccer fans, we’re really excited to see Chelsea in action here in America,” Holtschneider added. “These are going to be great games and will help promote our global partnership with Chelsea in the U.S.”
About Yokohama Tire Corporation
Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications.
Yokohama is a strong supporter of the tire care and safety guidelines established by the Rubber Manufacturers Association and the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. Details can be found at the “Tire Care & Safety” section at www.yokohamatire.com/tires-101/basic-information.