08/27/2014 3:33 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks and the Arena Football League announced that the League has recognized the Sharks’ Medical Staff as the Sports Medicine Program of the Year for the 2014 season.

“The tireless work of our medical team is absolutely vital to our organization,” Sharks Operating Manager Jeff Bouchy said. “We are proud to accept this recognition, and would like to personally thank our entire medical team for their phenomenal work both this season and over the course of our first five seasons. We encourage all Sharks fans put their health care in the hands of our wonderful medical partners. We trust them to keep our players on the field, so you should trust them with your everyday health care needs.”

Under the direction of Director of Sports Medicine Joshua Gregoire and Team Physician Kevin M. Kaplan, MD, the Sharks’ medical staff provides multi-faceted care for Sharks players and staff throughout the calendar year. In 2014, the medical staff excelled in all aspects of overall medical care, including day-to-day maintenance, injury treatment and rehabilitation. A full listing of the Sharks’ medical partners can be found below.

Baptist Health Primary Care
Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Orthopaedic Care
Haghighi Family & Sports Medicine Family & Sports Medicine
Kernan Chiropractic Center Chiropractic Care
Active Health Care Soft Tissue Therapy
Coastal Dermatology Dermatology
Godspeed Elite Sports Performance Sports Performance
Mandarin Dental Professionals Dentistry
Neurologique Neurology
No Limit Nutrition Nutrition
Podiatry Associates of Florida - Yant Division Podiatry
St. Vincent's Ambulance Service Emergency Transportation

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2015 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $99. To purchase your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at

About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire season. The AFL schedule then culminates with the ArenaBowl Championship game live on ESPN.