As a part of keeping the safety of it’s players in mind, the Pleasant Valley Football coaches are all required to complete the certification for Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
It’s an online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion.
Once they complete the training and quiz, they will obtain a certificate, making it easy to show our league we are ready for the season.
What Will the coaches Learn in this Training?
This course will help them:
- Understand a concussion and the potential consequences of this injury,
- Recognize concussion signs and symptoms and how to respond,
- Learn about steps for returning to activity (play and school) after a concussion, and
- Focus on prevention and preparedness to help keep athletes safe season-to-season.