NEW YORK, Jan. 12: New York City Football Club (NCYFC), the new Major League Soccer franchise has today announced JAG Physical Therapy as an Official Club Partner. The multiyear deal will kick-off and activate leading into the inaugural season of New York City FC in 2015.
JAG Physical Therapy will produce exclusive videos with injury prevention “Tips of the Month” to serve as content to be used both in-stadium at New York City FC home matches and online. In addition, JAG Physical Therapy will run a series of clinics for New York City FC youth affiliate players and coaches.
“JAG Physical Therapy is a great addition to New York City FC’s growing family”, said Tim Pernetti, Chief Business Officer of New York City FC. “Soccer is not just a huge spectator sport, but we know that many of our fans also regularly play. This partnership will help our fans to understand how they can avoid injuries when they are playing the game.”
“It is extremely exciting to have the opportunity to partner with Major League Soccer’s new franchise, the New York City Football Club. I am confident they will grow as a top class organization in the league, and I am honored to be involved in that journey,” said JAG Physical Therapy President, John Gallucci Jr. “Myself, along with the entire JAG Physical Therapy team, are excited to align ourselves with the great management and athletes of New York City FC and look forward to a long-standing partnership.”
ABOUT JAG PHYSICAL THERAPY
JAG Physical Therapy is a comprehensive orthopedic physical therapy company which provides physical therapy care for general orthopedic, sports and soft tissue injuries, Workers’ Compensation cases, and Medicare patients. Our experienced, caring physical therapists, athletic trainers and exercise physiologists are invested in your full recovery. JAG Physical Therapy is New York and New Jersey’s physical therapy leader in the recovery of knee, foot, ankle, hip, shoulder, elbow, and back injuries. We feature state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment and beautiful, spacious facilities that cater to your rehabilitation needs. John Gallucci Jr., the President of JAG Physical Therapy, is one of the foremost leaders in physical therapy care. John’s education and years of experience in the medical and sport medicine realm have provided a foundation for JAG Physical Therapy’s expertise in patient care. John is currently the Medical Coordinator for Major League Soccer, sits as a governor-appointed member on the Council of Physical Fitness and Sport, and has recently authored his first book titled Soccer Injury Prevention and Treatment.