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Cincinnati, OH (July 12, 2017) – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Cincinnati Futsal are proud to announce the initiation of a partnership to provide sports medicine care to Cincinnati’s new major league professional Futsal team as well as the club’s youth academy and skills camps. Nationally recognized sports medicine physicians Timothy Kremchek, M.D. and Peter Cha, M.D. of Beacon Orthopaedics will be the organization’s Medical Directors.

New to Cincinnati, the futsal club will begin hosting friendly games for their professional team in February 2018, with the tryout process currently underway.  They will also be running youth academy teams and hosting Futsal camps.

Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine provides care for thousands of local youth soccer players as well as athletes of every sport.  Part of the partnership with the Cincinnati Futsal Club will entail on-site athletic trainers and instruction on prevention of common futsal injuries. Beacon trainers or physicians will also be present as the professional team practices, plays home games, and hosts youth academy and camp events.

“We are looking forward to providing world class coverage and support for Cincinnati Futsal Club,” stated Dr. Peter Cha, the President of Beacon Orthopaedics and new Medical Co-Director for the club.  “The organization does great work developing young talent.  We are excited to be part of bringing professional futsal to the region by providing outstanding care players and their families.”

Dr. Timothy Kremchek, Team Medical Director of the Cincinnati Reds and also Medical Co-Director for Cincinnati Futsal added, “As futsal continues to increase in popularity in the tristate, keeping technique, nutrition, and other methods of injury prevention in the conversation is imperative.  I can’t think of a more qualified organization to partner with in this regard than Cincinnati Futsal.

Sam Fiore, Pro Coach and Youth Technical Director, spoke on behalf of the organization, “We feel privileged that two of the best in the business, Dr. Cha and Dr. Kremchek of Beacon Orthopedics, will be taking care of our players. I was lucky enough to have Dr. Kremchek take good care of me as a player and he and his team were first class. The services, care, and sideline expertise that are now available as we begin building our team will really push our organization to the next level.  One of the most exciting elements is the injury prevention and sideline support for our players.  This partnership is big news for futsal in Southwest Ohio.”

The collaboration between Beacon Orthopaedics and Cincinnati Futsal Club will allow athletes to experience Futsal or achieve their professional futsal dreams, while reducing related injuries, improving care, and expediting recoveries.  The agreement officially went into effect on July 1, 2017.


About Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has eight locations across Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeastern Indiana. Beacon offers instant access to comprehensive orthopedic care, including sports medicine, physical therapy, athletic training, imaging services, orthobiologics, as well as surgical procedures involving neck, spine, shoulder, elbow, hand, hip, knee, foot and ankle repair, reconstruction, and replacement. Established in 1996, Beacon Orthopaedics has helped thousands of patients overcome injuries and improve their quality of life.  To learn more about Beacon please visit or contact them directly at (513) 354-3700.

About Cincinnati Futsal

Cincinnati Futsal is excited to promote futsal in Ohio and abroad, both as a sport and as a method of player development.  We recognize the value futsal can have in supporting the development of our young players.  Futsal provides additional touches on the ball in a tighter space and in a faster environment than soccer.  We want all players to become technically stronger and quicker with the ball.

To accomplish this mission, Cincinnati Futsal includes a Men’s Professional Team, a youth academy, camps and leagues giving players the opportunity to train in order to supplement and support their select soccer experience with their preferred clubs.  Our goal is to work with each club in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and surrounding areas.