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Geisinger to hold speed and agility academy for student athletes

CONTACT: Matthew Van Stone: 570-808-3248
June 1, 2014

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - The sports medicine division of the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute will host a speed and agility academy for student athletes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 16 through July 24.

The academy will provide a safe yet demanding environment in which athletes grades 7 to 12 can enhance their speed, agility, mobility and strength. All sessions will be held at from 4-5:30 p.m. at Nelson Field House at Bloomsburg University, 400 East Second Street. The cost for the academy is $180 per athlete for nine sessions, $216 per athlete for 12 sessions and $270 per athlete for unlimited sessions.

The academy will be staffed by Geisinger’s highly trained athletic trainers who specialize in maximizing athletic performance while minimizing the potential for injury. The aim is to improve participants’ performance in any sport by administering baseline tests of running, strength and endurance in order to set and achieve attainable goals.

To register, call Gina Marotta at 570-214-7125 or visit and click on Speed and Agility Academy to print registration and pre-participation forms. Completed forms must be mailed with payment by Thursday, June 12. Checks can be made payable to Geisinger Medical Center and mailed to Geisinger Sports Medicine, Attention Gina Marotta, 115 Woodbine Lane, Danville, Pa. 17822. 

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