SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and Adventist Health System/West (Adventist Health) announced today the signing of a multi-year agreement. This broad partnership provides for Adventist Health to serve as the CIF’s Official Healthcare Partner.
Adventist Health and the CIF will partner to deliver innovative health, wellness and injury/illness prevention content to educate and inform the CIF’s substantial statewide constituency.
“The CIF is grateful for Adventist Health’s support of the CIF and our student-athletes,” stated CIF Executive Director Roger L. Blake. “With a statewide footprint, including both rural and urban communities, and a tradition of excellence, Adventist Health is a perfect fit for us. We are pleased to welcome Adventist Health to the CIF family and look forward to partnering with them on both current and future CIF health initiatives.”
“Adventist Health is committed to the wellbeing of our communities. This relationship with CIF and our schools gives Adventist Health the opportunity to partner with Californians of all ages on the journey to a lifetime of health, wholeness, and hope” said Dustin Aho, Vice President, Mission Integration at Adventist Health
About Adventist Health
Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and in Hawaii. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 35,000 includes associates, medical staff physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness, and hope. Together, we are transforming the American healthcare experience with an innovative, yet timeless, whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing.
About the California Interscholastic Federation
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) was created in 1914 and is the governing body for high school sports in the state of California. CIF is uniquely positioned to foster student growth in values and ethics. CIF’s ideal of “Pursuing Victory with Honor,” provides the opportunity to influence the actions of the athletic community. CIF strives to promote equity, quality, character and academic development. CIF is a nonprofit federation and the state office, located in Sacramento, Calif., represents the interests of its member Sections. The 10 Sections represent geographic regions within the state: Central, Central Coast, Los Angeles City, North Coast, Northern, Oakland, Sac‐Joaquin, San Diego, San Francisco, and Southern. CIF represents 1,606 public and private member schools and more than 838,000 student‐athletes. CIF conducts Regional and State Championships in badminton, cross country, football, volleyball, tennis, wrestling, basketball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, golf and water polo. CIF Sections conduct championships in more than 22 sports.