Crew SC announces partnership with OhioHealth, naming rights to training facility

(courtesy Columbus Crew SC)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - 体育投注Columbus Crew SC announced the team has partnered with OhioHealth on Tuesday.

The team's new training facility, set to open in 2021, will be known as the OhioHealth Performance Center.

Additionally, OhioHealth becomes a "Founding Partner" ahead of the opening of the new downtown stadium.

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The OhioHealth Performance Center will be located on the team’s existing stadium site and will be home of the team's headquarters.

“We are proud to announce the continued partnership and now the historic naming rights to the OhioHealth Performance Center as both the Club and OhioHealth look to take Columbus Crew SC to new heights,” said Crew SC Executive Vice President & Chief Business Officer Steve Lyons. “On behalf of the Haslam and Edwards Families, Crew SC President/GM Tim Bezbatchenko and the entire Crew SC organization, we are thrilled to continue to partner with a leader in the community like OhioHealth, as our official healthcare provider. We are aligned in our goals of unifying and giving back to our community while representing Columbus with great pride in all that we do. We look forward to many more years together as partners and eagerly await the opening of the OhioHealth Performance Center.”​

Description of the new OhioHealth Performance Center provided by Columbus Crew SC:

Scheduled to open in the summer of 2021, the OhioHealth Performance Center will feature a dynamic 42,000 square feet, first-in-class cutting-edge MLS training facility for all Crew soccer operations, including First team and Academy. The OhioHealth Performance Center will feature a First Team locker room and film room, as well as additional player and performance areas, a player lounge, sleep/recovery room, weight room, training room, and hydrotherapy area. A full-service kitchen and dining area, used by Crew soccer operations staff, First Team and Academy, is also included, as well as specific locker rooms, lounges, training and equipment rooms for the Crew SC Academy. The OhioHealth Performance Center will also have a state-of-the-art media room and in-house production room. Design of the project is being led by local firm Columbus Architectural Studio with support from local firms Moody Nolan and MKSK, with construction led by local firm Corna-Kokosing.

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