Aug 22, 2012

Lauren Cheney 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.