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Oklahoma Athletic Center named official strength and conditioning center for Energy FC

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

The recently renovated and renamed Oklahoma Athletic Center will be the new strength and conditioning home for Energy FC for the 2020 season.

Formerly the Lighthouse, the Oklahoma Athletic Center went through a series of recent renovations to upgrade the opportunities for an elite fitness experience. As part of a focus to be Oklahoma City’s premier athletic facility, OAC will be the host site for Energy FC strength and conditioning training in 2020.

"This is a truly exciting partnership and we look forward to the world-class athletes on the Energy FC roster training at our high-level facility," OAC President Alex Aguilar said. "We believe this is a natural fit for Oklahoma Athletic Center and Energy FC, given that elite athletes will have access to our state-of-the-art equipment and strength and conditioning opportunities.”

The partnership will make OAC the official strength and conditioning center for Energy FC. OAC will have the ability to participate in some marketing and community relations opportunities as part of the partnership. Energy FC players, coaches and staff are eligible to train at OAC in 2020.

OAC is an athletic facility that houses indoor and outdoor training space with a variety of equipment options to accommodate the early stages of fitness progression up to the professional athlete’s sport-specific needs. OAC offers an experience to fit every member’s needs, ranging from personal and small group training to group exercise classes, to strength and conditioning for young athletes both on an individual and team level. The highest levels of fitness equipment are offered to OAC’s members along with the attention to detail that is needed to truly provide an elite fitness experience.

Energy FC are a part of the USL Championship, which is one of the largest professional soccer organizations in North America. Energy FC were founded in 2013 and played their inaugural season in 2014. Energy FC make their home at Oklahoma City's historic Taft Stadium and are entering their seventh season in 2020.