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Tom Sculley Set to Receive the Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award

Date: 11/30/10

Thomas B. Sculley, Jr, Chief Operations Officer for the Henson Group will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in April 2011, receiving the Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award. Sculley was a 1974 NCAA Division I National Champion while attending Lehigh University and has continued to give back to the sport of Wrestling.

The Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award recognizes individuals who have devoted a lifetime of service to wrestling, their communities and most importantly the young wrestlers they have coached, taught, motivated and inspired throughout their careers as coaches, officials and contributors. All of the honorees have more than twenty years of service to the sport of wrestling. In addition to being honored at the banquet, the recipients will have their names permanently enshrined in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Sculley is a shareholder and the Chief Operations Officer for Henson Group, the manufacturer of Brute and adidas wrestling products. In addition to helping produce innovative new products to the market, Sculley is heavily involved in the wrestling community and is committed to helping grow the sport of wrestling.

Sculley joins three other members of the Henson Group ownership in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Stillwater, OK.  Company founder and Olympic Bronze medalist Josiah Henson and Arthur Martori, SunKist Kids are both Distinguished Members of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Additionally, Henson Group CEO John Purnell was inducted into the Hall as the 2008 Pennsylvania Chapter’s Outstanding American.

Henson Group is located in Sinking Spring, PA and is the exclusive distributor for Brute Wrestling, adidas Wrestling, adidas Lacrosse, adidas Field Hockey, and NeuEdge Sportswear.  

About Henson / Brute and adidas Wrestling
As the first U.S. company to sell wrestling products by mail order, Henson Wrestling began in 1967 as the Henson Company, Inc. in the residence of it's founder, Captain Josiah Henson. Today under the trade name, Brute Wrestling, the company continues to provide a complete line of top quality wrestling products and apparel to sporting goods dealers for amateur and professional athletic clubs and teams; and other buyers all over North America. Since 1993, Brute has been the exclusive distributor of adidas wrestling products for North and South America. The Brute/adidas relationship has been extremely successful, and will continue to prove itself as the favored choice of top athletes and coaches. For more information on Brute wrestling visit http://brute.com/


Media Contact
Mary Mallis
Director of Marketing and Communication
Brute and adidas Wrestling

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