HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - February 28, 2013) - Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently hosted the annual Challenge Soccer Club Signing and Recognition Night, during which 28 players from the nationally recognized select soccer club for girls announced scholarship signings. In addition to sponsoring the event, the hospital also supports the Challenge Soccer Club of Houston throughout the year by providing athletic trainer injury evaluation and referral to appropriate physicians, concussion management, medical coverage for Challenge-hosted tournaments, athletic trainer travel to major events with teams, and medical education workshops for coaches and parents.
Challenge Soccer Club is the leading girls' soccer club in Houston and south Texas area, and is nationally recognized as one of the top soccer clubs in the country. Many of the girls attending the event have been named to their high school all-district, region and state teams. Players signed letters of intent to play at schools in Texas, such as Texas A&M University, the University of Houston and Texas Tech University, as well as out-of-state schools, including the University of Notre Dame, Colorado School of Mines, Oklahoma State University and University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital plays an active role in helping area athletic programs such as Challenge Soccer. Other activities for local organizations supported by the hospital include injury clinics at Cypress Christian School and sponsorship of the Relay for Life at Cy-Falls High School, as well as assistance for area athletic events, including the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce FORE Golf Tournament, EMS Golf Tournament, Lone Star College Golf Tournament, and CyTri Ironman t-shirts for competitions.
Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook
is home to an elite group of orthopedic and sports medicine specialists, a primary care sports medicine team and state-of-the-art human performance lab and rehabilitation center. Learn more about the team; Plinio Caldera, MD, Travis Hanson, MD, HoSun Hwang, MD, Korsh Jafarnia, MD, Bruce Moseley, MD, Scott Rand, MD, Christian Schupp, MD, John Seaberg, MD, and Gregory Seelhoefer, MD. Call to schedule an appointment 281-737-0999.
About Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which opened on December 18, 2000 as part of The Methodist Hospital System. The campus expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive healthcare needs of the community. For a physician referral, call (281) 737-2500.