Aug 22, 2012

Lauren Cheney to appear at Ukrop Park

GOLD MEDALIST LAUREN CHENEY SCHEDULED TO APPEAR AT UKROP PARK

Joins Kickers Players and Coaches for DePuy Mitek Injury Prevention Program Thursday

RICHMOND, VA – (Tuesday, August 21, 2012) – The Richmond Kickers are pleased to host the first-ever DePuy Mitek Injury Prevention Program this Thursday, August 23 at Ukrop Park in Chesterfield, Virginia as the first stop on a nationwide tour.  U.S. Women’s National Team and London Olympic Gold Medalist Lauren Cheney is scheduled to appear during the two-hour interactive clinic designed to raise awareness around injury prevention.  

One hundred Richmond Kickers youth players, ages U12-U18 and their parents will participate in the seminar that kicks off with a special SONY tablet interactive presentation about injury prevention, health and wellness with a Sports Injury Physician, followed by FIFA 11+ exercises and 3v3 and 5v5 scrimmages.  Providing actionable information and tools for injury prevention, the program will conclude with an engaging soccer-themed exposition that will include SONY PS3s with FIFA 13, soccer accuracy shootouts with radar speed, SocialFoto booth for one-of-a-kind digital pictures, refreshments, injury prevention gift bags and a private autograph session with Lauren Cheney.

The 16-stop, three-month tour continues to Philadelphia on August 27 before traveling to New York, Ohio, Massachusetts, Indiana, Illinois, Colorado, California, Kansas, Georgia and Florida.