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 include baseline and brain health testing in the preseason to ensure that our players are safe and ready for peak performance.

David Bloomquist will be the Lead Athletic Trainer working with Minneapolis City. Bloomquist, previously the Head Athletic Trainer with Minnesota United FC, brings a wealth of soccer-specific experience and expertise to the job.

"I can't wait to get started," said Bloomquist. "I enjoy working with athletes and helping them manage through the rigors of the compact and intense NPSL season."