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Government Sales


Contact John Aemisegger for any assistance with Government Sales

Company Designations

Cage: 3MJV2
NAICS: 315210, 315220, 315240, 315280, 315990, 339920, 451110
Set Aside: Small Business
GSA Contract #: GS-03F-012CA

Capability Statement

Boathouse Sports (“Boathouse”) is a leading custom apparel manufacturer based in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1985 by two-time Olympic rower John Strotbeck, to provide elite rowers with the highest quality performance products. The company has evolved into a world class manufacturer and marketer of the highest quality apparel for elite organizations and teams across the country.
Boathouse currently has over 6,000 unique customers that it sells to through its own internal sales force.  Over the years Boathouse has forged deep relationships with these institutions and has built a strong reputation for quality, durability, the ability to customize, and for its high level of customer service.  Boathouse was the only US manufacturer to outfit a US Olympic team when they provided apparel for the rowing team in the 2012 Olympics.
Boathouse has the unmatched combination of high quality customization, speed and flexibility. We are 100% “Made in the USA” and are taking these capabilities to the Government Agencies and Military Exchanges.

Company Capabilities

  • 100% Made in Philadelphia, USA,
  • Customization of all outerwear and uniform products
  • 4-6 week standard turnaround time; rushes available
  • Sole custom Gore-Tex outerwear product line
  • Best-in-class sublimated uniforms
  • Military Uniform Outerwear

Manufacturing Capacity

  • Vertical cut, sew, decorate manufacturer
  • 8 Design & Graphic staff
  • 400 feet cutting
  • 200 Sewers
  • 40 Embroidery heads
  • Automatic screen print
  • 7 Mamaki Sublimation Printers
  • 2 sublimation presses
  • In house Lectra pattern design & CAD/CAM cutting

Key Personnel

  • John Strotbeck, CEO – Founder, two-time Olympic Rower, Employs over 200 people in a HUBZone
  • Kent Zambelli, COO
  • Gretchen Boehmler, CFO
  • John Aemisegger, Government Specialist – 31 years of working with the Government – includes 8 years overseas. 


  • US Coast Guard
  • US Naval Academy
  • West Point
  • USGS
  • VMI
  • Air Force Academy
  • USGS
  • FBI
  • ATF
  • USCG
  • 3 different Presidents
  • NFL
  • many Universities and High Schools around the country
  • Adidas
  • Underarmour
  • Nike


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