WaFd Bank Secures 2021 Seattle Seawolves Jersey Sponsorship


Tukwila, Washington (November 17, 2020) – The Seattle Seawolves are excited to announce an extended partnership with WaFd Bank that includes front of jersey sponsorship and additional partnership assets for the 2021 Major League Rugby (MLR) season. 

A partner of the Seawolves since 2019, WaFd Bank is very proud to support the sole Champions in MLR history and hold all of the Seawolves’ business banking accounts.

“We couldn’t be happier to be strengthening our relationship with an extremely reputable brand and fellow Washington-based organization in WaFd Bank. Their support and buy-in will only add to our success on and off the field in 2021,” said Seawolves president Shane Skinner.

Changing their name from Washington Federal to WaFd Bank summer of 2019, WaFd Bank’s headquarters are in Seattle, WA and WaFd Bank’s branch footprint covers eight states; WA, OR, ID, AZ, NM, UT, NV, and TX.WaFd Bank was recently awarded Best Bank by Newsweek.com for 2020 in ID, NM, OR, and WA.

“We are honored to be the bank of the Seattle Seawolves and look forward to supporting a successful partnership with the Champions as Major League Rugby continues to grow”, said Brad Goode, WaFd Bank SVP/chief marketing & communications officer.

About the Seattle Seawolves

A founding member of Major League Rugby, the Seattle Seawolves are two-time MLR champions. The Seawolves kick off their official MLR season on March 20, 2021. Select MLR games will be televised on CBS Sports Network as part of a television partnership between MLR and the television network with the “CBS Game of the Week.” The majority of Seattle Seawolves matches will be shown regionally on ROOT SPORTS Northwest.

About WaFd Bank

WaFd Bank is a national bank that operates 234 branches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico. Established in 1917, the bank provides consumer and commercial deposit accounts, financing for small to middle market businesses, commercial real estate and residential real estate, including consumer mortgages, home equity lines of credit and insurance products through a subsidiary.As of September 30, 2020, the Company reported $18.8 billion in assets, $13.8 billion in deposits and $2.0 billion in stockholders’ equity.