Philadelphia, PA – Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia welcomes the return of Rothman Institute to the 91st Stotesbury Cup Regatta presented by Toyota. The regatta – which is Philadelphia’s largest sprint race – is also the largest scholastic regatta in the world and takes place Friday May 19 through Saturday May 20 on the Schuylkill River.
For 2017, Rothman Institute will add a medical tent located in the middle of the Athlete’s Village, providing Athletic Training Services to the more than 6,000 elite high school rowers.
“The Schuylkill Navy and Stotesbury Cup Regatta presented by Toyota, along with our marketing partners at CBS Radio, are thrilled to welcome back Rothman Institute. The Stotesbury Cup Regatta is the premier scholastic rowing event with the top high school rowing programs in the country, many of which are from the Tri-State area,” said Paul Horvat, Commodore, Schuylkill Navy. “To have the premier sports medicine brand in the Philadelphia region – and one that cares for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and Sixers – as partners with Stotesbury and our Boathouse Row community is wonderful for our event,” said Horvat.
“The Stotesbury Cup Regatta is one of the premier events each year in the City of Philadelphia and Rothman Institute is proud to be a part of it,” said Mike West, CEO, Rothman Institute. “This year we expanded our partnership to include our Athletic Training Services in the regatta medical tent. We hope this adds to the safety of the participating athletes and look forward to another successful weekend on the water.”
Rothman Institute Athletic Training is a resource to provide high quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care. Rothman Institute provides Athletic Training Services to local colleges, high schools and middle schools throughout the Delaware Valley. Several Stotesbury participating schools utilize Rothman’s Athletic Training Services, including, but not limited to: Lower Merion, Harriton, Conestoga, Absegami and Ocean City.
ABOUT THE SCHUYLKILL NAVY’S STOTESBURY CUP REGATTA PRESENTED BY TOYOTA
The Stotesbury Cup Regatta is the largest sprint regatta in Philadelphia and largest scholastic regatta in the world. Held continuously on the Schuylkill River since 1927, the event is organized by The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia, the non-profit organization that governs Boathouse Row and the rowing community in the Philadelphia region. As the Regatta enters its 91st year, almost 6,000 high school student-athletes from almost 200 high schools will compete in the 2017 Stotesbury Cup Regatta joined by over 35,000 spectators.
Founded in 1858, the Schuylkill Navy is the oldest amateur sporting association in the country and is chartered by its member clubs on Boathouse Row and upriver “to secure collective action and promote amateurism on the Schuylkill.” The Schuylkill Navy has staged over 600 events, some dating back to the mid-19th century.
About Rothman Institute
Rothman Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Institute orthopaedists treat patients at over 25 locations in the Philadelphia-region, including orthopaedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ and Limerick, PA.
With experts in orthopaedic sub-specialties including spine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopaedic oncology and trauma, Rothman Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in clinical treatment methods, research, education and technology.
Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” Rothman Institute is proud to be the first practice serving as official team physicians for all four of the major professional sports teams in one city, the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers, as well as over 40 college and high school teams.
For more information about Rothman Institute please call 1-800-321-9999 or visit www.RothmanInstitute.com.