MELVILLE, N.Y., June 8, 2023 – Henry Schein Medical, the U.S. medical business of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), today announced that it is the official medical product sponsor of the United States Football League (USFL). The partnership reinforces Henry Schein Medical’s commitment to providing athletic trainers with the products, supplies, and solutions needed to help keep athletes safe, healthy, and in the game.
Henry Schein Medical’s Athletics and Schools business is providing the USFL with a wide range of products and equipment, ranging from automated external defibrillators and first aid kits to percussion massagers and hot and cold therapy kits.
“We are excited to partner with the USFL to help ensure the league’s athletic trainers are equipped with necessities to keep the athletes performing at their best,” said Eric Kearns, National Sales Director of Henry Schein Medical’s Athletics and Schools business. “We understand the vital role athletic trainers play both on and off the field, and we are dedicated to supporting the profession.”
The USFL season kicked off on April 15, 2023, and ends on July 1, 2023.
“Player health and safety is the USFL’s top priority, so we’re proud to partner with Henry Schein to empower our athletic trainers with the best products to support our world-class athletes,” said Dr. Jim Ellis, USFL Chief Medical Officer. “We’ve relied on the experts at Henry Schein throughout the 2023 season, and this partnership has strengthened the USFL’s already high standards to provide best-in-class care for our players.”
Throughout the years, Henry Schein Medical’s Athletics and School’s business has supported sports teams at all levels. For example, the Company has sponsored the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society Tim Davey Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year award since 2011. The award recognizes the commitment, dedication, and integrity of one trainer from the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference.
Additionally, the Company celebrates emerging athletic trainers through its Rising Star program, which honors recently graduated athletic trainers in the United States who have not yet reached a senior chief-level position but have a strong career trajectory with the potential of forward advancement and appointment at the highest levels of the profession.
Henry Schein Medical’s Athletics and Schools business provides athletic trainers, physical therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, nutritionists, higher education and K – 12 student health clinics, and lab and research facilities around the country with sports medicine supplies and equipment. Its offerings range from electrolyte supplements and portable medical kits to physical therapy tables, emergency medical services equipment, and more.
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About the United States Football League
Fast, physical, and fun, the USFL is a fan-first, stand-alone professional spring football league that completed a remarkably successful inaugural season in 2022. Run by experienced football leaders, the USFL kicked-off April 15, 2023, becoming the first nationally televised spring league in nearly 40 years to begin a second season. FOX Sports and NBC Sports are official media partners, presenting all 43 regular- and postseason games for the eight-team league that plays in Detroit, Canton, Ohio, Birmingham, Ala., and Memphis, Tenn. Former NFL Dallas Cowboys player and current FOX NFL analyst Daryl Johnston is President of Football Operations. Former NFL Vice President of Officiating and current FOX NFL analyst Mike Pereira is Head of Officiating. “United By Football,” USFL fans can find scheduling and ticketing information at theUSFL.com and follow on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.
About Henry Schein Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 22,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that help improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 300,000 branded products and Henry Schein corporate brand products in our distribution centers.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 32 countries and territories. The Company's sales reached $12.6 billion in 2022, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 12.1 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.