(CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) – Hendricks Regional Health and Wabash College today announced a new three-year partnership effective July 1, 2023, that makes Hendricks the sports medicine provider for the Little Giants.
“Wabash Athletics is thrilled to partner with Hendricks Regional Health to elevate our sports medicine operations, especially in athletic training services,” said Matt Tanney, Director of Athletics & Campus Wellness. “The athletic training profession is in the midst of a sea change nationally, and partnering with a trusted, local healthcare provider to leverage its expertise and professional networks in support of Wabash scholar-athletes is a big win. We’re excited to work alongside the Hendricks’ team in the coming months to launch this effort.”
Through the partnership, the Hendricks team of physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists will provide care to Wabash student-athletes. Services include the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
“Building strong, lasting partnerships with schools and employers is something we are incredibly proud of at Hendricks,” said Shane Sommers, Vice President of Professional Services for Hendricks Regional Health. “The field of sports medicine has advanced tremendously, and we are committed to bringing the latest – and most proven – techniques for preventative and rehabilitative treatment of student-athletes. Our athletic trainers that will be taking care of the 13 Little Giants athletic teams are supported by a comprehensive group of orthopedic specialists, including a proud Wabash alum.”