Jersey Mike’s Subs to be Presenting Sponsor of 2018 CAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Feb 23rd 2018

Richmond, VA - The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced today that Jersey Mike's Subs will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 CAA Men's Basketball Championship.

As presenting sponsor, the CAA will provide Jersey Mike’s with prominent branding inside the North Charleston Coliseum, which will be hosting the event.  Also included will be brand integration into the CAA’s digital and social media platforms covering the games and related events. The agreement was secured by the CAA’s multi-media rights partner Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment (VWSE). 

“Jersey Mike’s Subs is excited to be involved with the Colonial Athletic Association,” said Rich Hope, CMO  of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems. “Our company believes strongly that college sports are a great vehicle to promote our brand and engage our customers.  The CAA’s footprint aligns well with our store locations from the Northeast through South Carolina.  We look forward to being a part of this exciting event in the Lowcountry!”

CAA Commissioner Joseph D’Antonio said, “We are pleased to announce Jersey Mike’s as a new partner for the CAA and are proud to welcome them as the presenting sponsor of our Men’s Basketball Championship. Being part of the CAA’s showcase event will provide great exposure for their company and we are looking forward to promoting their products to our fans across the country and to those attending the games at the North Charleston Coliseum.”

About Jersey Mike’s Subs

Jersey Mike’s, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 1,500 locations open and under development nationwide, believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same. Since 1956, this has been the driving force at Jersey Mike’s — serving customers, teams, and franchisees. The company’s commitment to excellence is what makes Jersey Mike’s a great franchise opportunity. From day one, Jersey Mike’s works with franchisees to ensure the best possible location, training, marketing, and ongoing coaching and support. Jersey Mike’s currently is seeking single- and multi-unit operators who have a unique passion for the business, giving to others, and bringing energy to people’s lives to help grow the fast-casual sandwich concept throughout the nation. For more information about available franchise opportunities, visit: or call 732-292-8272.


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About CAA

The Colonial Athletic Association is a 10-member Division I athletic conference with a geographic footprint that stretches from Boston to Charleston, S.C. Recognized as one of the nation’s top collegiate conferences both athletically and academically, the CAA encompasses several of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. Member schools include the College of Charleston, the University of Delaware, Drexel University, Elon University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, Towson University, and the College of William and Mary.

About Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment

 Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment LLC (VWSE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Wagner Group LLC, is one of the preeminent sports marketing and media sales organizations in the world. It is an acknowledged innovator in property consulting and branding solutions and a global leader in naming rights, team and venue services, high-impact visible TV signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA, MLS, and internationally in soccer, advertising and sponsorships sales, premium ticketing, technology design and integration, and in-venue content production. VWSE works with more than 300 professional and college teams worldwide. VWSE assists teams, organizations and properties in creating and selling advertising; sponsorships; and media that maximize revenue potential, and helps clients develop effective and powerful customized brand campaigns