USA Soccer Cup Sports Medicine

Dates: July 10-12, 2019

Location: West Bank Office Building

USA Soccer Cup Sports Medicine is a 2.5-day course for participants to learn and practice the skills necessary to manage many sports injuries, such as:

  • Acute sideline management
  • Concussion evaluation
  • Splinting
  • MSK ultrasound
  • Injuries of the ankle, hand, knee, neck, shoulder, and soft tissue

Participants may have the opportunity to provide medical coverage in clinic and on the sidelines at the Schwan’s USA CUP International Youth Soccer Tournament, held at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota.

A person sits on a table as two people sit below and apply a cast to their leg

Well-run course. Concise and very applicable lectures with useful information. Good combination of didactics and hands-on experiences. -Past course participant

Topics and course learning objectives

  • Acute sideline management
  • Biomechanical abnormalities
  • Concussions in soccer players
  • Crutch fitting
  • Dermatology in sports medicine
  • Dislocations
  • Heat-related illness/injuries
  • Injuries of the ankle, foot, hand, knee, neck, and soft tissue
  • Injections
  • Low back pain in adolescents
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Pediatric athletes
  • Splinting
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray review of common adolescent fractures

Read the USA Soccer Cup Sports Medicine Course Learning Objectives


Registration is for non-University of Minnesota family medicine residents, medical students, and community physicians or healthcare professionals. Fees include tuition, syllabus, parking, and lunch.

1. Please contact us first to reserve a spot and to confirm the date and location:

2. Fill out and submit the 2019-2020 Course Registration Form

Photo and video release

We may take photos and/or videos of instructors and learners at our programmatic courses, and these may appear in the department’s and/or University of Minnesota’s marketing and promotional materials (e.g., brochures, posters, social media, websites, etc.). Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography and video subsequent usage. If you do not want to be photographed or filmed, please let us know by contacting Heidi Cerdas Monge, MBA, 612-625-0953,