Concussion Awareness Information
CDC Heads Up Concussion Awareness
There is a great deal of up-to-date and important information available on the CDC website (Center For Disease Control) regarding concussions. You may also choose to access content which pertains to players, parents and coaches.
CDC Heads Up Information
CDC Heads Up To Parents – Information For Parents
CDC Concussion Fact Sheets:
Pride Soccer Club recognizes the potential danger and long-term health consequences of concussions. All registered Pride coaches are required to complete CDC online concussion training and a subsequent certification in concussion awareness every 2 years.
Parents and players are strongly encouraged to learn about concussion symptoms and treatment from the above-listed links to the CDC website. Any players suspected of having incurred a concussion should be removed from play, treated and should not return to practice or play until given clearance by a medical professional.
Concussion Awareness Training and Certification
All of our DOCs and ALL registered coaches are required to take CDC Heads Up Concussion Awareness online training and certification on an annual basis in order to fulfill their duties with Pride. Further information can be found regarding concussions, their symptoms and effects, here.
Head Athletic Trainer
Children’s Hospital of Colorado