If you didn’t know, there is a new professional sports team in Atlanta. That team is the Atlanta Legends a part of the new 2019 Alliance of American Football league. Before the season began, they prepared in a training camp in San Antonio, Texas and are now playing their first games. But one question I have is, who is the AAF Atlanta Legends’ Team Physician? Which doctor or group gets that honor?
Emory Healthcare Named Team Physician Group
In January of 2019, Emory Healthcare and its 11 hospitals and the AAF Atlanta Legends have officially designated Emory Healthcare as the Official Team Medical Services Provider of The AAF Atlanta Legends. Currently, Dr. Scott D. Boden, serves as the director of Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center. He is also chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University School of Medicine.
The Atlanta Legends will share this honor with the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Braves, and the Atlanta Dream as Emory is also the official team healthcare provider for those teams. Also college programs such as Georgia Tech, Clark Atlanta University, and Emory University are cared for by Emory Healthcare.
Who is the AAF Atlanta Legends?
The AAF Atlanta Legends is one of eight teams in The Alliance of American Football’s new professional football spring league. They are scheduled to play home games at the Georgia State Stadium.
The team is currently playing in their first season with Kevin Coyle as the Atlanta Legends head coach. Familiar faces also include former Atlanta Falcon’s quarterback Michael Vick as the AAF team’s first offensive coordinator. He has now taken a different role with the team. Keeping with the Georgia theme, former University of Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray was the team’s first draft pick. Overall I have watched the first games, especially the one against the Orlando team. The competition is entertaining but who knows how it will compare to the NFL. You can buy tickets here.
I personally look forward to learning more about the Allegiance of American Footballas the league grows past its 8 current teams. Will you be checking out a game?
Last updated: March 2019