Orange County SC announced on Thursday their jersey sponsor and official health care provider will be Hoag. The length of the partnership was not disclosed.
The team will take the field in their new kits for the first time on Saturday against Seattle Sounders 2.
“Our players and coaches are like family at Orange County Soccer Club, and their health and well-being come first. That’s why we’re so excited to partner with Hoag,” said Orange County SC owner James Keston in a statement. “Hoag is renowned for its extraordinary health care services and its commitment to the community. We share that commitment and look forward to building our hometown fan base at the Orange County Great Park.”
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a regional health care network that includes two hospitals in Orange County. As part of the partnership, Hoag will provide health care to Orange County SC players and coaches in the preseason and during the season. The partnership will also bring the soccer team and health care company together to create education programs for youngsters in Orange County.
“Through their discipline, competitive spirit and teamwork, the players and coaches of the Orange County Soccer Club inspire all who are fortunate enough to watch them in action. They represent our community on the athletic field, and all of us at Hoag are honored to be associated with them,” said Hoag president and CEO Robert Braithwaite.
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