FC Kansas City Announces Partnership with Toca Football Inc.
Kansas City is First NWSL Team To Utilize TOCA Touch Trainer
KANSAS CITY (July 20, 2017) – FC Kansas City is proud to announce a training partnership with TOCA Football Inc. Through this partnership, FC Kansas City will have access to TOCA Football’s proprietary technology platform for skill-work, game preparation and rehabilitation throughout the season, as well as in team clinics and camps.
Founded in 2012 by former US Men’s National Team forward Eddie Lewis, TOCA is a sports technology business headquartered in Orange County, California. TOCA sells its equipment in the US and international markets. TOCA operates and licenses technology centers in the U.S. and Europe.
The core of the TOCA platform is the TOCA Touch Trainer, a mobile app controlled ball delivery device that precisely launches custom-designed training balls at adjustable speeds and trajectories. The unique training platform allows players to develop their touch, control, and delivery in an accelerated training experience. In an hour of TOCA Training, players will get 10x the touches that they would in a regulation soccer game.
FC Kansas City has already begun to implement the TOCA Touch Trainer into their training regimen.
“I’m excited about using the TOCA Touch Trainer in our practices,” said head coach, Vlatko Andonovski. “Our players will be able to get quality touches in each training session and improve their game from week to week.”
“We are honored for TOCA to establish our first training partnership in the National Women’s Soccer League with FC Kansas City.” said TOCA founder, Eddie Lewis. “Women’s soccer is an extremely important component of the soccer market globally and we are proud to become a part of the champion-quality training of FCKC athletes.”
FC Kansas City is a founding member and proud two-time champion of the National Women’s Soccer League. Fans can keep up-to-date on the most recent club news by following the Blues’ official Twitter account (@FCKansasCity).
About TOCA Football Inc.:
Headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA, TOCA Football Inc. is a soccer technology company established in 2012 by former US National Team Member and 15-year international professional soccer veteran, Eddie Lewis. TOCA publically released the TOCA Touch Trainer system in December of 2016. The core of the TOCA platform is the TOCA Touch Trainer, an App controlled ball delivery device that precisely launches custom-designed training balls at adjustable speeds and trajectories. The unique training platform allows players to develop their touch, control and delivery in an accelerated training experience. In an hour of TOCA Training, players will get 10x the touches that they would in a regulation soccer game, all while tracking individual user data for quantifiable results. While the TOCA Touch Trainer was developed for elite athletes, it is a popular choice for injury rehabilitation and creates a fun experience for all levels of players. For more information, visit: tocafootball.com
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