The Most Comfortable Scrubs You'll Ever Wear! Jockey was founded in 1876 as the S.T. Cooper Company. The company started out manufacturing support hose for loggers and later expanded into men’s underwear. In the 1980’s, they expanded further to include Jockey products for women. And while their products may have evolved over the years, their focus and dedication have only gotten stronger. Today, Jockey produces numerous lines of apparel including athletic wear, swimwear, lounge and sleepwear, shirts, socks, and much more. The brand has become one of the most easily recognizable apparel companies around based on their commitment to constantly exceeding their customer’s expectations. It’s no wonder that Jockey is still the go-to brand for the clothing needs of both men and women. Customers know that buying Jockey means buying quality.