NASHVILLE, TENN. - May 26, 2015 –
D1 Sports Training & Therapy announced today that NBA All-Star, Chris Paul
is joining its partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to open a
sports training and physical therapy/rehabilitation facility in Winston-Salem,
N.C. this summer. D1 Winston-Salem will be D1’s 29th facility in the
D1 Winston-Salem, scheduled to open in
June, will focus on training all athletes from beginner to avid with an
emphasis on ages 7 to 22. D1 believes replicating top college and pro-training
environments is the best setting for student-athletes and adults to reach their
goals. Everyone who walks through the doors of the state-of-the-art facility
will be trained and treated like an elite athlete.
Each D1 facility has a pro-athlete
partner. Chris Paul has teamed up with D1 and Wake Forest Baptist to bring this
training facility to his hometown.
D1, The Home of Athletic-Based
Training, specializes in making athletes faster, stronger, more agile, and
explosive, while also building character. D1's adult programs are suitable for
any gender and fitness level with results-driven programs geared towards weight
loss, general health, strength and endurance.
Winston-Salem’s medical partner, Wake Forest Baptist will provide on-site orthopaedics/sports
medicine and sports physical therapy/rehabilitative services to its patients
and D1 facility members.
“Partnering with Chris Paul and D1, we
are offering a premier level of service to our region’s young aspiring
athletes, their families and the everyday athlete as well,” said John D. McConnell, M.D., CEO, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “We are providing
greater access and convenience for our existing patients, and delivering
premium sports medicine and rehabilitation services to them at this top notch
“Chris Paul brings a level of commitment
and success to D1 Winston-Salem as a well-respected, nationally known and
highly successful professional athlete. The synergy between Chris Paul, D1 and
Wake Forest Baptist offers a noteworthy partnership and unique training and
treatment facility unlike any of its kind in this region,” added David F. Martin, M.D., director of sports medicine and professor of
orthopaedic surgery at Wake Forest Baptist and lead team physician for the Wake
Forest University Demon Deacons and the Winston-Salem Dash professional
D1 Winston-Salem’s facility is located
off of Stratford Road at 1901 Mooney Street near Hanes Mall. The 43,487 square
foot facility boasts state-of-the-art exercise equipment, a full-sized weight
room, an 85x35 yard indoor
turf field, two basketball courts and a full physical therapy/rehabilitation clinic
operated by Wake Forest Baptist’s team of sports medicine physicians and
clinicians who specialize in orthopaedic surgery, family medicine, physical
therapy and massage therapy.
D1 has 28 locations across the country
with pro athlete, sports medicine and in-house therapy partners. Pro athlete
co-owners include Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Tim Tebow, Chipper Jones,
RGIII, Herschel Walker & Jason Witten.
D1 Winston-Salem will be limited to
200 members. Limited pre-sale discounts are available now. For more information
please visit www.d1winstonsalem.com.