Lou Fusz AthleticThe Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center has teamed up with Lou Fusz Athletic (LFA) in our commitment to keeping players on the field and in the game. 

As the official medical provider for LFA, the Young Athlete Center provides resources, injury prevention programs and medical support for club athletes, including:

  • Onsite medical coverage by Young Athlete Center certified athletic trainers is provided Monday-Thursday at Lou Fusz Facilities in the afternoon and evenings.  Contact Lou Fusz Athletic or the Young Athlete Center for more details about hours and locations. 
  • On-site medical coverage by Young Athlete Center certified athletic trainers at select LFA tournaments and events
  • Injury prevention training exclusively for Lou Fusz coaches and players
  • Access to the Young Athlete Center and the region’s most specialized pediatric sports medicine providers offering  the full spectrum of care including medical and surgical treatment, physical therapy, nutrition and sports psychology

LFA partnership efforts are overseen by the Young Athlete Center team including Jeffrey Nepple, MD, Director, and Mark Halstead, MD, Medical Director, of the Young Athlete Center, and Paul Jenkins, PT, MSPT, coordinator, Young Athlete Center.