UTS and Hess Sports Group sign MOU to solidify partnership

UTS President Stephan Fox (left) and Hess Sports Group Founder Rolf Hess (right) have signed an MoU at the SportAccord Convention 2024 in Birmingham

Birmingham, UK – United Through Sports (UTS) and Hess Sports Group have officially cemented their partnership. Hess Sports Group Founder Rolf Hess and UTS President Stephan Fox have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the 2024 SportAccord Convention in Birmingham.

The Hess Cycling Team, which exists as part of Hess Sports Group, aims to breathe some fresh air into women’s road cycling, with a focus on inspiring women of all ages to push their limits and embrace the journey of self-improvement. In line with the vision of UTS, Hess Sports Group is deeply committed to fostering positivity, inclusivity, and leveraging the unifying power of sports.

In a world marked by divisions and inequalities, both organizations recognize the power of sport in bridging societal gaps and promoting universal values of inclusion, equality, and peace. 

Hess Sports Group Founder Rolf Hess said:

“I am proud to solidify Hess Sports Group partnership with United Through Sports. Together with United Through Sports, we believe in the transformative power of sport to transcend boundaries and unite communities. It is our responsibility to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive through sport and to inspire the next generation towards a brighter future.”

Hess Sports Group Director Emily Edmonstone added:

“It is not only an honour to partner with UTS, it is a motivation to always keep working to do good and be good. We are so excited about this partnership. We know that every little bit can make a difference and seeing first hand what UTS does is just so rewarding”

UTS President Stephan Fox added:

Hess Sports Group and UTS have committed officially to working together in contribution towards the development of humankind. Both organizations will continue together to promote the positive values of sport and support the development of the next generation around the world, in line with the UN SDGs with the aim of prosperity for everybody.

With unified partnerships, UTS is well positioned as a bridge across the international sport community ensuring no youths are left behind.

UTS President Stephan Fox said:

 “The partnership with Hess Sports Group underscores our shared mission of using sports as a platform for positive change. By working together, we can amplify our impact and empower youth worldwide to not only lead a healthy and active lifestyle, but also advocate for inclusion, diversity and peace in their own community.”

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