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USA Hockey Signs Multi-Year Partnership With Thorne

By USA Hockey, 10/28/16, 12:00PM MDT


Agreement Calls for Thorne To Be Official Nutritional Supplement Partner of USA Hockey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today it has signed a multi-year agreement with Thorne as its official nutritional supplement partner.

“We’re excited about our new partnership with Thorne,” said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey. “Thorne brings valuable knowledge, insight and product support to all those who play our sport and we look forward to having access to their resources in helping continue to provide the most relevant education to our membership.”

As part of its commitment to assist U.S. national teams, Thorne will be working directly with USA Hockey nutritionists, coaches and staff to provide the highest level of product to athletes, including its extensive line of NSF Certified for Sport products.

“Thorne’s expertise in helping our athletes perform at their optimum level is something we’re excited about,” said Jim Johannson, a two-time Olympian and USA Hockey’s assistant executive director for hockey operations.

The new partnership between the two organizations, which also includes the designation of Thorne as USA Hockey’s official health and wellness sponsor, will reach all areas of USA Hockey, including players at all levels, coaches, officials, and USA Hockey’s renowned National Team Development Program in Plymouth, Michigan.

 “We’re extremely pleased to be a partner of USA Hockey,” said Paul Jacobson, chief executive officer of Thorne. “Our nutritional supplements are widely recognized as a top flight option to help athletes of all ability levels, and while that’s important, we very much look forward to sharing our vast array of resources to help provide the best products and most up-to-date education related to health and wellness for all involved with USA Hockey.

About USA Hockey
USA Hockey, founded on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, provides the foundation for the sport of ice hockey in America; helps young people become leaders, sometimes Olympic heroes; and connects the game at every level while promoting a lifelong love of the sport. USA Hockey is more than a million strong, including players, coaches, officials and volunteers that span all 50 states. The National Governing Body for the sport in the United States, USA Hockey has important partnerships with the National Hockey League, United States Olympic Committee and International Ice Hockey Federation. For more information,

About Thorne Research, Inc.
Thorne Research is a personalized health solutions company dedicated to improving individual outcomes through science and technology. For 30 years, Thorne Research has led the nutritional supplement industry in providing researched-based, high-quality natural products, including foundational vitamins and minerals, therapeutic-focused nutritional supplements, and soon to include botanical drugs. By leveraging cutting-edge research and personalized data through affiliate WellnessFX, Thorne Research offers customized preventive health solutions for practitioners, their patients, and athletes. Thorne Research is a majority shareholder in WellnessFX, a San Francisco-based personalized wellness company providing home kit testing and actionable recommendations from the analysis of blood chemistry, genetics, and microbiome.

Thorne Research is headquartered in New York City, with a manufacturing facility in Sandpoint, Idaho. For more information regarding Thorne or Thorne products please go to

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