Kannapolis City Council approves incentives for athletic training, research facility
Kannapolis, N.C. (WBTV) – The Kannapolis City Council has approved incentives to the Charlotte-based, United States Performance Center (USPC) which could lead to the location of athletic training and research facilities on the North Carolina Research Campus.
The USPC has approached the City of Kannapolis and officials at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), regarding the possibility of collaborating on a project which would partner athletes and researchers together to prepare athletes for the rigors of Olympic and professional competition. The proposed facility would include utilizing technology, athletic fields and research to provide: testing and training for athletes, developmental programs for coaches and youth, sports medicine rehab, tournaments for youth and developing athletes and more. The project was also considering a location in South Carolina before selecting Kannapolis…..