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Community Service

OPA is proud to play an active role in the community through sponsorships, memberships and the services of our certified athletic trainers to high school athletics and many other community programs throughout the region, provided free of charge.

OPA Athletic Trainers Work in the Community

OPA’s team of full-time certified athletic trainers serves the needs of student athletes, coaches and parents throughout the Anchorage and Mat-Su school districts. From taping ankles to diagnosing injuries to monitoring return-to-play concussion protocols, these exceptional individuals are in the schools every day, and often on weekends, keeping high school athletes healthy — and saving families (and school districts) money. Our athletic trainers offer their assistance to the following organizations:

  • Anchorage School District H.S. Athletic Programs 
  • Mat-Su School District H.S. Athletic Programs
  • Mat-Su Miners
  • Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks
  • ACS Athletics
  • American Legion Baseball
  • Alaska Youth Soccer Association
  • Valley Revolution Soccer Club
  • Alaska USA Wrestling
  • Team Alaska—Arctic Winter Games
  • Eagle River Tri                          

Ski Patrol Support & Other Partnerships

OPA providers work with local ski and bike patrollers, health care providers, coaches and others to help keep the community current on the latest in orthopedic issues, injury treatment and prevention, and more. OPA is proud to be a major sponsor of these fine organizations:

Team Sponsorships

OPA is a proud sponsor of many youth teams and special events, including:

  • Anchorage Bucs 
  • Alaska Hockey Assoc. 
  • Alaska Jr. Hockey League 
  • Alaska School Activities 
  • Anchorage Softball Assoc. 
  • Arctic Bike Club 
  • Boys & Girls Clubs Alaska 
  • Challenge Alaska 
  • Eagle River Hockey League 
  • Kenai River Brown Bears 
  • Pacific District Hockey 
  • Pop Warner Football 
  • RUSH Soccer
  • Why Not Tri

Official Team Physicians for:

  • UAA Athletics 
  • Great Alaska Shootout

Community Memberships:

  • Anchorage Chamber of Commerce 
  • Anchorage Economic Development Corporation 
  • Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce