PLAYER SAFETY COACHES

USA Football recommends commissioners look for the following characteristics in the Player Safety Coach they select for their organization:

*An experienced, credible coach or official that has earned the respect of coaches and parents and is committed to a better, safer game
*Strong reputation as a role model for players and responsive to parent questions and concerns
*Leadership qualities, specifically related to teaching and interacting with coaches, parents and players 
*Shows willingness and a commitment to learn best practices and teach them in your organization



HEADS UP FOOTBALL

Heads Up Football is a comprehensive program developed by USA Football to advance player safety in the game of football. Player Safety Coaches Clinics are offered in the Spring.
Click here for more information.


LINKS

USA Football

Heads Up Tackling - The How To's 

Concussion

Free Heads Up Football Safety courses for Parents and Kids

Heat and Hydration

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Equipment Fitting

Practice Guidelines

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