Bethesda, MD – Today, Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. is proud to announce that they have agreed to terms with East Hanover, NJ based SportsCare Physical Therapy to open physical therapy spaces on site at their Aspen Ice Arena, Randolph, NJ; Jersey Shore Ice Arena, Wall, NJ; Howell Ice Arena, Howell, NJ; and Skylands Ice World, Stockholm, NJ facility locations. The partnership includes significant branding and marketing as the official Physical Therapy provider in each of the facilities, highlighted by facility naming rights for the Randolph NJ location, which will now be known as SportsCare Arena.
“We are honored to be partnered with Black Bear Sports Group, the largest owner/operator of ice arenas in the country,” said SportsCare Owner Ron Lombardi. “We look forward to providing value added services to the athletes and families at all four locations.”
“SportsCare is the leader in their field and a mainstay in the New Jersey market,” said Black Bear Sports Group Founder and CEO, Murry Gunty. “We appreciate Ron Lombardi’s confidence in our facilities and our operating team, and are thrilled with the leading-edge offerings for physical therapy and athletic training they will be providing to our customers.”
About SportsCare Physical Therapy - When you have experienced an injury as a result of playing a sport, being on the job, or being involved in a vehicle accident, trust the caring team at SportsCare Physical Therapy to help you recover. Our licensed therapists are experienced in many innovative techniques to help restore your function and return you to your previous level of performance. Since 1997, SportsCare Physical Therapy has been providing high-quality physical therapy and sports medicine services. We maintain a staff of dedicated therapists who are licensed and certified as well as professional athletic trainers. Each of our facilities offers state-of-the-art rehabilitation technology, including the latest testing and exercise equipment. SportsCare is a proud partner and sponsor to the NY Rangers and NY Red Bulls. For more, go to https://sportscare1.com/
About Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. - Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. is a privately held company formed by Murry Gunty and Blackstreet Capital Holdings, LLC in 2015 that seeks investments in sports and entertainment facilities, teams and youth sports events. Black Bear arenas are clean and professionally managed and offer world-class recreational programs. Black Bear focuses on ice arenas in metropolitan areas with compelling demographics, markets with a National Hockey League club presence and arenas with existing youth hockey clubs. Black Bear has the ability to acquire healthy and stable arenas, but also to turn around under-managed or under-performing facilities. The largest owner/operator of ice rinks in the U.S., Black Bear’s footprint totals 25 facilities across the United States with 47 sheets of indoor ice, three indoor turf fields, 15 youth hockey clubs, one youth hockey league, the Atlantic Hockey Federation, the National Girls Hockey League and three Junior “A” hockey franchises in the United States Hockey League, North American Hockey League and Eastern Hockey League. For more, go to http://www.blackbearsportsgroup.com/
All-American Arena Products Named Official Ice Rink and Arena Equipment with Related Supplies Partner of Black Bear Sports Group
Albert Lea, MN – All-American Arena Products has been named the Official Ice Rink and Arena Equipment with Related Supplies Partner of Black Bear Sports Group. All-American Arena Products will be the exclusive supplier for rinks owned and operated by Black Bear Sports Group.
“We are excited to partner with Black Bear Sports Group to facilitate the success of their rinks,” said Sean Passingham, All-American President. “Black Bear Sports Group’s mission is a credit to the industry, and we are proud to be part of their team, bringing new energy to ice arenas.”
Black Bear Sports Group is a Bethesda, MD based private company founded in 2015. Black Bear’s goal is to save older rinks by investing capital to bring their facilities up to modern standards and provide great programming for its hockey and figure skating communities. The largest owner/operator of ice rinks in the U.S., Black Bear’s footprint totals 25 facilities across the United States.
“All-American Arena Products has the right focus that we look for in a partner,” said Murry Gunty, Black Bear Sports Group Founder/CEO. “We value All-American’s expertise, fair pricing, and exceptional customer service, and look forward to a long and successful relationship.”
All-American Arena Products, founded by Sean Passingham in 2013, provides exceptional customer service to clients in the ice arena industry by meeting the needs of rinks large and small throughout the United States. All-American Arena Products supplies ice arena building materials, equipment, and accessories.
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Black Bear Sports Group Partners with National Girls Hockey League to Grow Girls Hockey Across the Country
Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. (“Black Bear”) has partnered with Kathryn Kehoe and Sean O’Brien, founders of the National Girls Hockey League (“NGHL”) to expand the footprint of the league and provide more resources and opportunities to promote the growth of girls ice hockey programs in the United States. Kathryn and the NGHL team will continue to oversee the league and run the day-to-day operations. The NGHL expects to host 10+ events across the country next season inclusive of two divisions and culminating with league championships in Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Black Bear will support the league with use of its 25 ice rinks and provide more ice for girls programming and showcases.
“We are excited to partner with Black Bear to grow our league and girls’ programs,” said Kathryn Kehoe, Co-Founder of the NGHL. “We now have the foundation to create more opportunities to grow the game and expand the league to more regions and different skill levels. Sean and I believe this is the best decision for the league and we are thrilled to stay involved in leadership positions. As we grow the sport, more opportunities for women to pursue a career in hockey will materialize which was one of my original motivations for starting this league.”
Black Bear is the largest owner-operator of ice rinks in the U.S. Black Bear’s footprint totals 25 facilities across the United States with 47 sheets of indoor ice, three indoor turf fields, 15 youth hockey clubs and three Junior “A” hockey franchises in the United States Hockey League, North American Hockey League and Eastern Hockey League.
“Kathryn, Sean and their team add a wealth of knowledge and experience in girl’s hockey to Black Bear,” said Tim Chase, Director of Girls Hockey for Black Bear. “We have recently launched grassroots programs to grow girls’ participation at our rinks and the NGHL provides the infrastructure where dedicated players can compete at a higher level against national competition and be scouted for college hockey. The opportunities to add showcases, scouting events and camps for these girls at Black Bear facilities in the future are endless and we are excited to start planning.”
The National Girls Hockey League (NGHL) is dedicated to the promotion and growth of girl’s ice hockey programs across the nation. For the past two years the league has run events, including showcases and clinics, across the country for multi-level programs. The NGHL will release its full schedule of events and showcases for the 2021-22 shortly. Please check our website nghlhockey.com for updated information.
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