PHILADELPHIA (February 16, 2023) – The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club announced today that it has partnered with Inspira Health to provide sports medicine care and service for all members of the HEADstrong South Jersey Boys Lacrosse Club and the HEADstrong South Jersey Girls Lacrosse Club.
“Over the past 16 years, we have been relentless in developing student-athletes with an emphasis on prioritizing their health and safety,” HEADstrong Vice President Michael Colleluori said. “Inspira Health has proven to be a leader in the healthcare industry and will be a best-in-class partner. We look forward to elevating our players’ experience through this partnership.”
A regional leader in health care across Southern New Jersey, Inspira Health has four hospitals in Vineland, Mullica Hill, Elmer and Salem as well as two cancer centers, eight multi-specialty health centers and more than 200 access points in six counties across the region.
Through this partnership, Inspira Health will be the exclusive sports medicine, athletic training, fitness and sports performance provider for all members of both HEADstrong Lacrosse Clubs in South Jersey. That includes but is not limited to baseline health screenings for players, athletic trainers at practices and tournaments and individualized health and fitness plans for players. In addition, the Inspira Health logo will appear on both the HEADstrong South Jersey Boys Lacrosse Club and the HEADstrong South Jersey Girls Lacrosse Club uniforms.
“I am excited to be partnering with such a dedicated organization like the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club,” said PJ Ragone, Director of Sports Medicine Inspira Health. “We at Inspira Health value this opportunity to align with HEADstrong to further strengthen our efforts to provide a safe and compassionate experience that improves the health and well-being of our community.”
The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club was established in 2006 by HEADstrong founder Nicholas Colleluori and HEADstrong supporters with a vision of empowering athletes to support the fight against cancer. HLC has established itself as a preeminent lacrosse organization that has grown nationally and is committed to providing its players with an incredible and fun-filled learning experience. Led by first-class directors and a dedicated staff that is comprised of both current and former professional athletes and collegiate lacrosse players who have played competitive lacrosse for the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club. HEADstrong’s personalized approach to lacrosse instruction focuses on both individual and team development.