Philadelphia, PA – Thursday May 3, 2018 – The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia welcomes the return of Rothman Institute to the 92nd 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 18 through Saturday May 19 on the Schuylkill River.

Rothman Institute will again provide 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. In 2017, the Rothman Institute medical tent was very well-received by coaches, athletes and parents.

“The Schuylkill Navy and Stotesbury Cup Regatta presented by Toyota, along with our marketing partners at Entercom Philadelphia, 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. “We are glad to again provide our Athletic Training Services in the regatta medical tent to enhance the safety of the participating athletes. We 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: Radnor, Conestoga, Strathaven, Absegami and Ocean City, to name a few. 


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 92nd year, almost 6,000 high school student-athletes from almost 200 high schools will compete in the 2018 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.” Through the Schuylkill Navy Series presented by Toyota, it has staged over 600 events, many 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 29 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.

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