Kaiser Permanente Named Health Care Provider

The San Diego Sockers announced today that Kaiser Permanente was named the exclusive health care provider for the team. In addition, Kaiser Permanente will continue to serve as the Presenting Partner to the sports organization through the 2021-22 season. 

"We are pleased to continue our relationship with Kaiser Permanente,” said Sean Bowers, General Manager of the San Diego Sockers. “The synergy between our two organizations has been excellent and we look forward to benefiting from the medical expertise and care Kaiser Permanente will bring to our organization.”   

As the official medical provider, Kaiser Permanente sports medicine physicians will oversee the medical care provided to the team throughout the season, including during Sockers home games. In addition, Kaiser Permanente will partner with the Sockers on youth soccer camps and other community initiatives that promote health and wellness.

“Our partnership with the San Diego Sockers is a natural fit,” said Michael Lalich, M.D., area medical director and chief of staff for Kaiser Permanente San Diego “The San Diego Sockers and KaiserPermanente have shared values – both organizations are committed to improve the health of the San Diego community and promote healthy, active lifestyles,” he added. “We are honored to be entrusted with the health care needs of this outstanding team and look forward to a high-energy season, which inspires us all to Thrive!”

The Sockers begin their 24-game Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) season for 2019-20 on Sunday, November 24, when they play host to the California Express at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Season memberships and single-game tickets are now available for all twelve home matches by calling (866) 799-GOAL or visiting SDSockers.com.