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The summer is time for fun but it is also a time for athletes to improve. The Sports Medicine and Performance Center at the University of Kansas Health System has programs for both high school and youth athletes.

The Varsity Sports Performance and the Youth Speed School begin next week and if you sign up by June 4.

We caught up with Program and Facility Coordinator Ryan Sloop for a podcast detailing what athletes can expect with the program.

Ryan Sloop podcast

For ages 8-13

  • 2 classes available – Youth Speed and Beginner/Intermediate Sports Performance
  • Up to 3 days per week, with morning and afternoon times available

High school/collegiate athletes

2 classes available – Speed Development and Varsity Sports Performance

  • Up to 5 days per week, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
  • See the summer schedule and prices.

The Sports Medicine and Performance Center that provides these services is at 8302 W 125th St. Overland Park, 66213. For more information email or call 913-239-0646 to sign up.