About Us

441 Rock Sports – 50 Years Experience For Your Team

Founder and CEO of 441 Rock Sports Mark Johnson, named the company after his family home address – 441 Rock  – growing up in Marquette, Michigan located on Lake Superior of the Upper Peninsula. Home of MSHS Redmen and Northern Michigan University Wildcats.

“I was raised with a family of five brothers and Sister Karen and we all loved sports, playing on teams or out at camp was our life. And the community of Marquette was much like local sports communities all over the U.S.,” Johnson said. “Athletics and working with teams has been a big part of my life for over 50 years. Sports are my passion, love em!”

Worked in Big Ten Conference, Big East, Missouri Valley and HBCU’s MEAC

Outfitting teams and working with coaches in NCAA Athletics through the years, Johnson has served athletic departments at Minnesota State University, University of Minnesota, Indiana State University, Marquette University in Milwaukee, Lamar University in Texas, NE Illinois University and Chicago State University in the Windy City and HBCU’s Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Decades in AAU Sports – Youth & High School Sports – Coaching

Johnson’s athletics career in AAU Sports/Youth/High School sports includes over a decade in Las Vegas with National Youth Sports. Over 5,000 Nevada members a year and boys’ and girls’ sports teams needed uniforms, equipment, coaching, practice gear and fields/facilities needed upgrades. Working in the sporting goods industry from the 1980s to the exciting 2020s and beyond – has Johnson & 441 Rock Sports excited to get you and your team what is needed for the upcoming seasons – all within your budget and on time delivery from USA suppliers!

441 Rock Sports – SportsLife Nationwide Distributor

“SportsLife Enterprises and our buying power with national sports industry suppliers gives us the opportunity to beat any prices out there – let’s put together a custom quote for you today,” Johnson said.  Big savings from catalog pricing listed on all items, all categories.

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