Cleveland, OH,
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Cleveland Crunch Announces MetroHealth as its Official Medical Provider

Rainey, Beverley

Cleveland – The Cleveland Crunch announced its new partnership with The MetroHealth System to be the team’s official medical provider through the 2021-2022 season.

MetroHealth will be the team's exclusive medical provider and will provide sports medicine and medical services to the Cleveland Crunch team. Both organizations share similar core values such as respect, teamwork, accountability, inclusion and diversity and both are committed to serving others and building up the Greater Cleveland community.

“We are truly excited to partner with the Crunch and look forward to keeping the team healthy and competitive,” said Drs. Heather Rainey and Laurel Beverley, co-directors of the MetroHealth sports medicine team. “We will be able to grow our programs together with this partnership. We are looking forward to working with the team on community outreach to promote soccer, as well as staying active and healthy.”

The MetroHealth Sports Medicine team has experience training at top sports programs and will meet the players’ needs as they practice and face competition during the upcoming 2021 season. MetroHealth has cared for the Cleveland community for 184 years – providing accessible, quality health care to all.

MetroHealth and the Cleveland Crunch have a shared passion for caring for the community and now also share the goal of bringing a healthy, winning team to Cleveland. Through this partnership, both organizations will promote health, wellness and education to fans across Northeast Ohio.

"I am thrilled for the opportunity to have MetroHealth in our corner as the Official Medical Provider of the Cleveland Crunch," said Eric Davis, Cleveland Crunch president. "The sports medicine, physical therapy and marketing teams are passionate about what they do and take the time to understand our complete team needs. They are a brand that is well established, reputable, and brings a personable touch to the relationship. I am excited for what the future holds!"

About The MetroHealth System

Founded in 1837, MetroHealth is leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery, and teamwork. Cuyahoga County’s public, safety-net hospital system, MetroHealth meets people where they are, providing care through five hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites. Each day, our nearly 9,000 employees focus on providing our community with equitable health care–through patient-focused research, access to care, and support services–that seeks to eradicate health disparities rooted in systematic barriers For more information, visit