[Columbus, GA] – [12-15/23]Columbus United Football Club proudly announces its strategic partnership with Hughston Clinic, a leading name in sports medicine and orthopaedic care. This collaboration signifies a momentous step forward in prioritizing the health and performance of the team’s athletes.

This partnership is a testament to both organizations’ commitment to excellence, leveraging their combined expertise to ensure the well-being of Columbus United’s players. Hughston Clinic’s renowned specialists in sports medicine will provide comprehensive medical care, injury prevention strategies, and rehabilitation services to the team, reinforcing their resilience on and off the field.

“When Hitch and I first began discussing Columbus United, we knew that a partnership with the Hughston Clinic was critical to us. The Hughston Clinic continues to be the gold standard of sports medicine and Columbus United is proud to have them on the front of our Jerseys.” – John Dale Hester, Co-Owner of Columbus United FC. “We’re honored to have a globally recognized sports medicine industry leader that is a legendary Columbus born and bred business, The Hughston Clinic, on the front of the Columbus United Kit. As former Columbus soccer players, JD and I experienced first-hand through multiple surgeries the incredible work that the Hughston Clinic does to help athletes successfully return to the field. It’s always great to partner with a company like the Hughston Clinic who shares our commitment to our community and believes in our vision as we bring NPSL (National Premier Soccer League) soccer to Columbus to help grow the beautiful game.” – Michael Hitchcock, Co-Owner Columbus United FC.

Hughston Clinic’s legacy in sports medicine aligns seamlessly with Columbus United’s pursuit of excellence. Through this collaboration, both entities aim to not only elevate the standards of care for athletes but also to promote community wellness initiatives and educational programs aimed at injury prevention and sports performance enhancement.

“Hughston is honored to partner with Columbus United,” said Mark Baker, CEO, Hughston Clinic. “Columbus United is a dynamic, progressive organization that is in the forefront of innovation in the NPSL. “Our focus has always been and always will be on providing exceptional orthopaedic care. We look forward to collaborating with the team and their passionate fan base.”

As Columbus United Soccer Team gears up for its upcoming season, the collaboration with Hughston Clinic stands as a testament to their commitment to the athletes’ long-term health and success.

About Columbus United Soccer Team:
Columbus United Football Club is a premier soccer organization playing in the NPSL (National Premier Soccer League) dedicated to nurturing talent, promoting sportsmanship, and achieving excellence both on and off the field. With a strong commitment to developing athletes, the team strives for success at local, national, and international levels.

About Hughston Clinic:
Hughston Clinic is a multi-specialty orthopaedic practice with Centers of Excellence in spine, upper and lower extremities, trauma, and total joint replacement. The practice includes 35 clinics in 4 states, 9 orthopedic trauma centers, 2 surgical centers, 19 rehabilitation centers, and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital.

Last edited on December 15, 2023