HARRISON, NJ (June 11, 2012) - The New York Red Bulls and JAG Physical Therapy are excited to announce a partnership agreement that makes JAG Physical Therapy the Official Physical Therapy Partner of the New York Red Bulls Academy and Training Programs.
“We are thrilled to partner with JAG Physical Therapy,” Red Bulls President, Business Operations Chris Heck said. “Our Youth Development programs are a top priority and our players deserve the very best in soccer-specific injury prevention and treatment. That access, through JAG Physical Therapy’s expertise and multiple locations throughout New Jersey, is a real resource for us.”
“I am thrilled and excited to partner with a top class organization such as the New York Red Bulls,” JAG Physical Therapy President, John Gallucci, Jr. said. “Myself, along with the entire JAG Physical Therapy team, will use our expertise to assist in maintaining their athletes at the highest level of physical fitness and health, ultimately keeping them on the field and ready to play.”
ABOUT THE NEW YORK RED BULLS ACADEMY AND TRAINING PROGRAMS
The New York Red Bulls Academy is a cost-free program that aspires to help develop the best talent in the tri-state area. Comprised of four teams, the players train a minimum of three times a week and play a maximum of two games under the supervision of our professional staff. The program is designed to assist dedicated and talented players to reach the highest levels of the game nationally and internationally. Additionally, the New York Red Bulls Training Programs are part of the Red Bulls’ larger Youth Development system. Each level of player development has been structured to provide extensive support to players, coaches and youth soccer organizations. Within the local community, programs are offered for players of all ages and abilities. For players with outstanding ability, there is an opportunity to progress to the academy level and ultimately, to the Red Bulls First Team.
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 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 an appointed member of the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport, and has served as the head athletic trainer for several professional and amateur teams including the New York Red Bulls (MLS).