Vail Health’s Howard Head Sports Medicine is the official sports performance and physical therapy provider for the 2022-2023 Vail Yeti hockey season. Vail Yeti will kick-off their winter season with a home game on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 7:45 p.m. against the Jackson Hole Moose.
“We are thrilled to enter this new partnership with the Vail Yeti Hockey and look forward to providing elite level Performance services and game day medical services to these exceptional athletes,” said Mary Ellen Broersma, Vice President of Howard Head Sports Medicine.
Vail Yeti is a semi-professional sports team based in the heart of Vail. The 2022-23 Yeti season will include 19 home games played at Dobson Ice Arena on Friday and Saturday evenings from December through March 2023.
Howard Head Sports Medicine will provide sport-specific physical therapy before, during, and after games, for Vail Yeti athletes at all 19 home games as part of this official partnership. An onsite training room will be available to provide maintenance therapy, triage injuries, and offer medical coverage during games. Throughout the season, athletes will also participate in a sports optimization program led by the Howard Head Performance team. The program will include a pre and post-sports performance assessment as well as Hockey specific group training sessions aimed to not only increase performance on the ice but also keep the athletes healthy throughout the season.