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Kaiser Permanente Named Presenting Partner and Health Care Provider for the San Diego Sockers

The San Diego Sockers named Kaiser Permanente as the exclusive health care provider for the team. In addition, Kaiser Permanente will continue to serve as the Presenting Partner to the sports organization through the 2021-22 season.

"We are pleased to continue our relationship with Kaiser Permanente,” said Sean Bowers, General Manager of the San Diego Sockers. “The synergy between our two organizations has been excellent and we look forward to benefitting from the medical expertise and care they will bring to our organization.”

As the official medical provider, Kaiser Permanente will provide a dedicated sports medicine team to ensure the highest level of care and medical oversight for the Sockers. In addition, Kaiser Permanente will sponsor Sockers youth camps and partner with the club on a variety of community initiatives that promote health and wellness.

“Our partnership with the San Diego Sockers is a natural fit,” said Michael Lalich, M.D., medical director and chief of staff for Kaiser Permanente San Diego “The San Diego Sockers and Kaiser Permanente have shared values – both organizations are committed to improve the health of the San Diego community and promote healthy, active lifestyles,” he added. “We are honored to be entrusted with the health care needs of this outstanding team and look forward to a high-energy season, which inspires us all to Thrive!”

The Sockers begin their 24-game Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) season for 2019-20 on Sunday, November 24, when they play host to the California Express at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Season memberships and single-game tickets are now available for all twelve home matches by calling (866) 799-GOAL or visiting sdsockers.com.