Mike Orr Joins HEAD Penn Team

MikeOrr with Head Penn

Mike Orr Joins HEAD Penn Team

HEAD Penn Racquetball announced that Mike Orr has signed a contract as the company’s newest sponsored racquetball player. Orr joins HEAD Penn as a nationally ranked age division champion and one of the top Open level players in the State of California. Recent accomplishments include capturing the 2013 35+ USAR National Singles Title and the 2013 35+ USAR National Doubles crown.
 

Mike Orr started in the sport of racquetball at the age of 5 and became one of the top ranked junior players in the country. He then went on to amass over 40 State and Regional titles from his childhood home state of Pennsylvania. Orr moved to California in his adult years and continued his success on the court with even more State, Regional, and National Titles in both indoor and outdoor racquetball.
Orr will be assisting HEAD Penn with product development as well as various sales and marketing functions in the racquetball category. “I am thrilled to be joining the #1 brand in the sport of racquetball. Everyone in the sport admires HEAD Penn and aspires to be on their team. HEAD Penn products are the absolute gold standard in the sport and with the recent launch of Graphene technology in their frames, no other brand even comes close. Joining my good friends Rocky Carson and Paola Longoria at HEAD Penn makes the transition even sweeter,” explained Orr.
Mike will focus his promotional efforts for HEAD Penn primarily on the West Coast with an emphasis on helping existing HEAD Penn dealers sell more product while also attracting new dealers to the company. In addition, Mike will be traveling the world this season as the lead commentator on all LPRT (Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour) Network event broadcasts. “Mike is extremely well liked and a major part of the exciting racquetball culture on the West Coast. In addition, his national reputation as an elite age division player further expands his sphere of influence,” stated Ben Simons, Sr. Business Manager for HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. “We are excited to add Mike to our team!”
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