Minneapolis -- Minneapolis City SC is proud to announce Twin Cities Orthopedics as Official Sports Medicine Provider for the club beginning with the 2018 National Premier Soccer League season.

Minneapolis City President Dan Hoedeman said: "This is a big step in our continued effort to build a professional-like, high-performance environment for our players. The talent that TCO has and that will be working with us is top level, as we strive to be."

Rebecca Knight, TCO relationship marketing, said: "We are excited to work with Minneapolis City professionally because we love to work with high-performance athletes and because they have such a loyal, soccer-savvy following."

TCO will provide sports medicine and athletic training support throughout the season, and will include baseline and concussion testing in the preseason to ensure that our players are safe and ready for peak performance.

David Bloomquist will be the Head Athletic Trainer working with Minneapolis City. Bloomquist, brings a wealth of soccer-specific experience and expertise on the job, after spending three season with Minnesota United FC and the Minnesota United FC Reserves.

"I can't wait to get started," said Bloomquist. "Soccer is a passion of mine and I enjoy helping athletes manage the rigors of the very intense NPSL."