Concussion Training

Everyone needs to learn more about concussions, how to recognize them and what to do if any athlete gets one.


Go to Active Coach to learn more now.

"Some of the most respected sports concussion researchers across the country helped to develop the ACTive training program. It is an excellent resource--it explains clearly what coaches can do to prevent and manage sports concussion in straightforward, practical terms."

Micky Collins, PhD, Nationally known sports concussion researcher and clinician, co-developer of the ImPACT program.

 

TVYFL Offered First Aid Training:




USA Football:

USA Football offers a membership package for $5 to TVYFL youth football coaches. Features include practice organization, skill buidling drills, interactive playbooks, and tips from experts. All coaches are encouraged to join USA Football.

New this year, USA Football has become the official youth football development partner of the NFL. This has driven a complete overhaul of content they provide. 

Housekeeping Items:

1. All coaches, head and assistant, must be registered via the website.

2. Copies of two first aid cards, in the names of two members of your coaching staff, must be turned in.

3. Each team must provide a liaison for equipment needs, a team parent, weighmasters, and a field greeter.

4. Every player / parent must complete a Code of Conduct to you, you must sign them all, and then turn them in to the Registrar,

who will put them in your team book. You will receive a list of all players that have already completed one and turned it in.

Concussion Training:

Canby Youth Football and the Tualatin Valley Youth Football League are requiring concussion training. Click on this link http://brain101.orcasinc.com/4000/ and you will be taken to their website. The training takes approximately 15-20 minutes. Once there, click on the register link and go through the process of registration. This is invaluable information.

Reminders:

1. A minimum of two certifcate holding coaches are REQUIRED to be on the field (both practice and games) at all times.

2. Coaches must take the training and print the certificate of completion. This certificate is required to be in the team book.

Concussion Forms:

Concussion Sideline Assessment

Concussion Prevention Tips

Concussion Return to Activity Plan

Concussion Clipboard Sheet

Links:

Oregon Athletic Coaches Association

Oregon Athletic Officials Association

Center for Disease Control - Youth Concussions

ACTive Athletic Concussion Training for Coaches