TUCSON (March 26, 2019) — Today FC Tucson announced an official medical partnership with Banner-University Medicine for the 2019 season. The partnership ensures that FC Tucson players will receive medical care from the largest medical provider in Arizona.
“Banner’s commitment to the highest standards of health care in Arizona is an excellent fit for FC Tucson's first season as a professional soccer team. “ Jon Pearlman, Director of Soccer Operations stated. “This partnership is key as we work together on growing a healthy and strong soccer community in Southern Arizona,”
In addition to providing elite medical care to the club, Banner-University Medicine will also serve as FC Tucson’s official front of jersey partner for the inaugural USL League One season. The Banner-University Medicine logo will be displayed across the front of both the home and away jerseys for the 2019 season.
“Banner-University Medicine is proud to partner with FC Tucson as the exclusive healthcare provider.” Sarah Frost, CEO, Banner-University Medical Center Tucson and South Campus stated. “As a not-for-profit health system, we are committed to wellness in our community and look forward to the excitement that this team will bring to Tucson,”
FC Tucson will unveil the two new Macron jerseys with Banner-University Medicine proudly displayed on the front on Thursday, March 28th. Banner-University Medicine will also be featured on signage throughout the Kino Sports Complex during all FC Tucson matches.
About FC Tucson
FC Tucson, established in 2010, is participating in its first-ever professional season in USL League 1. In 2012, FC Tucson was named the USL League 2 Rookie Franchise of the Year. To stay up to date on the club, check out the team’s website at www.fctucson.com. You can also visit the team’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FCTUCSON and follow all of the news related to FC Tucson on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FCTucson.
About Banner-University Medicine
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, nationally ranked as a best hospital by U.S. News and World Report, and Banner – University Medical Center South are part of Banner – University Medicine, a premier academic medical network. These institutions are academic medical centers for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Included on the two campuses are Diamond Children's Medical Center and many specialty clinics. The two academic medical centers are part of Arizona-based Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com/UniversityTucson or www.bannerhealth.com/UniversitySouth