HEAD INJURY AWARENESS AND PREVENTION
Parents and coaches are the first and the most critical line of defense in minimizing the risk of head injury to youth athletes. By taking this free online course presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and applying what you learn, you will be well positioned to improve the culture of concussion. Your actions can help create a safe environment for young athletes so that they can stay healthy, active, and thrive – both on and off the playing field. This course is required for all coaches: https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html
Check the registration page for forms and dates.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
- MYS Soccer Parent Guide (Word doc, HTML)
- How to be a great soccer parent
- A Parent’s Guide to the rules of Soccer
- Field Locator
Do you have outgrown and unused soccer gear? Click to find out how you can give old equipment new life and help out an excellent cause.
Q & A
Q: What is Passback?
A: The Passback program was begun by the founders of Eurosport, the soccer retailing company, as a means doing some global community service. Used soccer gear is gathered up and sent to third world countries where many children don’t have access to the types of equipment that our kids have.