PNC Bank Joins the Surf Soccer Family with Premier Sponsorship of Marquee Youth Soccer Events
SAN DIEGO, JULY 22, 2022 – Surf Cup Sports and Surf Soccer Club—the nationally leading organizations in elite youth soccer—announced today a three-year premier sponsorship with PNC Bank in San Diego. As a presenting sponsor, the bank will support Surf’s marquee events, Surf Cup, Surf College Cup & Surf Challenge. Additionally, PNC Bank will support Surf Soccer club’s youth athletes with scholarships to ensure deserving athletes can play the sport they love.
“Soccer is a staple in San Diego’s culture and community – particularly for its youth – and this is a great opportunity for PNC Bank to support the clients and communities we serve as San Diego’s Main Street Bank,” said Alan Prohaska, PNC regional president for San Diego. “This investment and relationship with San Diego Soccer Club and Surf Cup Sports allows PNC Bank to work together to create connections with fans and businesses across the community while providing a space for Southern California youth to enjoy a sport that they love. We look forward to working together with the soccer club and actively participating in community events as part of our support of Surf Cup Sports and Surf Soccer Club.”
San Diego’s Surf Cup Sports is nationally renowned for its professionalism, elite facility and event management, high-quality coaching, and most importantly, a deep commitment to athletic development and the life-changing power of sports. Surf has over 1,000 local kids in its program and another 15,000 nationwide. Surf’s mission is to create experiences and opportunities for kids, and the organization is excited to announce its next step toward furthering its goal by working with PNC Bank.
“With our shared vision and mutual commitment to youth development, this is a powerful collaboration that helps support our San Diego community,” said Brian Enge, Surf Sports.
“PNC Bank’s involvement with our premium tournament and soccer club will help continue to grow the Surf brand to be synonymous with opportunities for youth sports development here in San Diego and nationwide. We are honored to have PNC Bank join our team and further enhance our impact in the community,” added Enge.
About PNC Bank
PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.
For over 45 years, Surf has been one of the founding organizations in elite youth soccer. With over $8 Million in charitable donations, 12 national championships, and countless professional, collegiate, and youth national team players, we are forever striving to be the “Best of the Best.”