Shock Doctor Steps Up U.S. Sales Efforts

New Rep Appointments Announced.

Evan Wert, vice president of sales and marketing for Shock Doctor Protective Insoles, has announced the appointments of three new sales organizations in New England, the Southeast, and and in California. Each one will oversee Shock Doctor's sales and marketing efforts in their respective territories.

Maine-based Light Speed Sales Agency, headed by Brian Hamann, will spearhead Shock Doctor insole business in New England, including Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Norman Pitt, principal of Third Rail Marketing based in Georgia, and his sales associate, Chris Mueller, will run Shock Doctor's business in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. Across the country in California, Shock Doctor will be represented by Endless Adventure Sales, headed up by Dan Hill.

All three organizations bring many years of outdoor and snow-industry experience to the table. The background of all three groups crosses many boundaries, including buying, retailing, and sales management that will enhance their efforts to sell and promote Shock Doctor Protective Insoles. They will continue to build the company's business by assisting retailers with targeted product assortments, building on the product momentum the brand is enjoying, and providing exceptional service.

Brian can be reached at 270-775-6930 or, Norman at 770-267-2244 or, and Dan at 530-582-4997 or

Shock Doctor, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the technology leader in mouthguards and is dedicated to sports safety through advanced shock absorption. Founded in 1990 as EZ Gard Industries, Inc., the company revolutionized the mouthguard category and currently owns over 75 percent of the North American market. They hold several key patents in mouthguards and shock-absorption design. In 2001, with the introduction of high-performance protective insoles, the company name was changed to Shock Doctor, Inc. With their established reputation in shock protection, they subsequently launched a line of core protective gear. Shock Doctor products are currently sold in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia.