Inova Sports Medicine partnered with Great Falls Soccer Club (GFSC) and Great Falls Lacrosse and Field Hockey Association (GFLA). GFSC is a youth soccer organization in the Northern Virginia area for athletes from age 3 to 18. GFLA is a youth organization in the Northern Virginia area for athletes from age 4 through high school.
The partnership between Inova Sports Medicine GFSC and GFLA will deliver cutting edge education, consultation, health services, concussion management and performance training to the Great Falls athletic community.
“We are looking forward to delivering to our members, cutting edge education and awareness of sports injuries, their prevention and care through our partnership with Inova Sports Medicine," says Commissioner Will Simonds of the Great Falls Soccer Club.
“We are excited about our partnership with Inova Sports Medicine and look forward to providing our players and parents with the latest information about sports injuries, their prevention and care," says Commissioner Jeff Grimson of GFLA.
This relationship grants GFSC and GFLA athletes priority access to Inova’s one-stop-shop model for sports medicine care.
Chris Young, director of Athletic Training Services and Outreach, notes, “In order to provide the highest level of service we know it is important to also limit the hassle and stress that are often associated with injury. The all-in-one facility allows for increased efficiency and improved communication between every member of our team and greater consistency of care overall.”
Simonds said, “Sports injuries in our youth are more common than ever before. Knowing that we are equipping our coaches, parents, and members with the most current protocols to ensure player safety and injury prevention is a big step towards providing one of the best soccer programs in the area.”
For more information on the Inova, GFSC and GFLA relationship, contact Chris Young, Inova director of Athletic Training Services and Outreach, at 703-970-6463.
Further information about Inova Sports Medicine can be found at www.inova.org/sportsmedicine.