PLAIN CITY, OHIO – Youth athletes of all backgrounds at Integrity Athletics will now have access to a team of specially-trained sports medicine experts and resources because of a unique agreement between Integrity Athletics and the Sports Medicine program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
As part of the newly-formed collaboration, certified athletic trainers and certified strength and conditioning coaches from Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine will focus on injury prevention, conditioning and age-appropriate educational activities on site. Youth athletes training at the recreational level through elite and competitive gymnasts and volleyball players will have an opportunity to consult with these members of the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine staff.
Integrity members, parents and other athletes interested in elevating their sport performance in a safe environment can request these services at the Integrity Athletics and Elite Volleyball Training Center location in Plain City, Ohio.
“Discussions between our organizations align perfectly with our mission and we are thrilled that this partnership will provide added opportunity and exceptional care to our growing athlete base” said James Wickham, executive director at Integrity Athletics. “Our goal to provide outstanding service to our clients will, with no doubt, be enhanced by this new relationship with the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine program and we are grateful for the opportunity to work alongside their staff in both sports medicine and sports performance training.”
“We are excited for this opportunity with Integrity Athletics,” said Jeff Sydes, lead sports performance specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine. “Our sports medicine team takes pride in helping student-athletes elevate their skills to the next level and we look forward to helping all the athletes at Integrity achieve their performance goals, reduce their risk for injury and lift them to long-term athletic success and enjoyment.”