NORWICH, Conn.(MARCH 01, 2021) — The Eastern Connecticut Conference (ECC) has signed a multi-year partnership with University Orthopedics to become the Exclusive Orthopedics Partner of the ECC.
The partnership will cover the entirety of the ECC’s footprint which covers southeastern and northeastern Connecticut. University Orthopedics will be supporting ECC events and have a presence at all Conference Tournaments.
“We are excited to partner with an organization like the Eastern Connecticut Conference that provides such an important role in the lives of thousands of student-athletes and their families. Our locations in Westerly and Johnston serve these communities and we look forward to growing our partnership in the years to come,” said Edward Akelman, MD, President of University Orthopedics.
“The health and safety of the student-athletes are paramount to our mission,” said Gary Makowicki, Commissioner of the ECC. “The opportunity to enhance that mantra with the expertise and support of University Orthopedics is welcomed and valued.”
Through this partnership, University Orthopedics will provide video content related to safe training methods, recovery, and other orthopedic health measures.