USA Volleyball Sitting Teams
Partner with Ntouch-Edmond
BY BILL KAUFFMAN (BILL.KAUFFMAN@USAV.ORG) | MAY 18, 2017, 12:08 P.M. (ET)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 18, 2017) – USA Volleyball has announced an agreement with Ntouch LLC to become “An Official Provider of Massage Therapy for USA Volleyball Sitting National Teams” through 2020.
“We are excited about participating with these world-class athletes as part of their training and medical support team,” said Gwen Wright, owner of Ntouch Medical Massage
“The USA Volleyball Sitting Team is a world-class program that Edmond is fortunate to host. Our staff is trained in sports massage and recovery techniques to enhance not only performance but recovery with less pain, many times reducing pain medication and shortening recovery time. By working with these individual athletes to customize therapy regiments, our own staff will improve techniques and options that will benefit our entire clientele and the community in general. We are also very excited about the opportunity to support and bring awareness including community support to the program in Edmond and the greater Oklahoma City area.”
elp our teams be golden.”
The U.S. Women’s and Men’s National Sitting Volleyball Teams train at the University of Central Oklahoma, which is located in Edmond, Okla. The U.S. Women’s National Sitting Volleyball Team captured the 2016 Paralympic Games gold medal after winning silver at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympics. The U.S. Men’s National Sitting Team earned a spot in the 2016 Paralympics, marking its first appearance since 2004.
“I am very pleased that Ntouch will be working as our programs massage therapy provider for the next four years,” U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team Head Coach and Program Director Bill Hamiter said. “Gwen and her professional staff are experts in the field of medical and sport massage. Their attention to details while working alongside our medical team will provide the best care possible for our athletes. We train and play in a performance-driven environment and I know that the recovery and rehab work Ntouch provides will continue to help our teams be golden.”