NAPLES, FL, – March 4, 2021 – Waterside Builders, Inc., a luxury custom home builder in Naples, Florida, has teamed up with local youth sport organizations to provide support for after school and extracurricular programs.

This spring season, Waterside Builders announces its platinum sponsorship of the Naples High School Golden Eagle Track @ Field team. The team, consisting of more than 40 young men and women athletes, competes in more than ten local meets, with qualifying runners vying for titles in regional and state track meets. As a consecutive platinum sponsor for the Naples High School Track & Field team, Waterside Builders has provided monetary support year after year to the team and is committed to bolstering the local public high school program. Mike Assaad, owner and president of Waterside Builders, is a graduate of Naples High School and competed on several sports teams during his time at the local school. “I grew up in Naples, spending much of my youth playing soccer, football, and tennis. Without the support of and generosity of patrons, I would not have had access to those activities that taught me dedication, teamwork, and perseverance,” states Assaad. “I am grateful to have my formidable years spent being coached by great leaders and am happy that Waterside Builders can continue the tradition of supporting youth sports in Collier County.”

Waterside Builders was a proud sponsor of the Golden Gate High School Titans Football team. “The Titan Way,” Golden Gate High School’s motto describing its philosophy founded on the principles of self-leadership and respect, is consistent with Waterside Builders’ desire for the future generations graduating from local Collier County schools. “The self-leadership and respect, not to mention the countless hours of dedication that the young men put in day after day on the field, are all character-building traits that Waterside Builders’ supports for our future leaders,” states Assaad.

The Naples Girls Softball Team, is an all-volunteer non-profit organization with home fields in Cambier Park, located in downtown Naples, and Veteran Park, located in North Naples. As a sponsor of the all-ladies team, Waterside Builders is able to help the league grow and become successful. Giving back to the young athletes of the Collier County is aligned with Waterside Builders’ vision to build a stronger community.

“We will continue to support local philanthropies in many areas, but youth programs are near and dear to me,” comments Assaad. “As a father of two young active children, and as many parents would probably agree, now more than ever getting outside away from screen time and technology is good for our kids’ mental health.”


Waterside Builders has been at the forefront of enhancing some of Naples’ most revered neighborhoods for over two decades with a portfolio including custom luxury homes, high-profile commercial, and renovation of timeless treasured residences. Led by owner Mike Assaad and his team of professionals, Waterside Builders is a full-service residential and commercial contractor whose projects can be seen in Port Royal, Aqualane Shores, Olde Naples, Coquina Sands, Moorings, and Park Shore, some of Naples’ most exclusive neighborhoods.