- Category: Sports
- Created on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 12:34
San Diego, California - USA Football will conduct a Heads Up Football Player Safety Coach clinic in San Diego on Saturday, June 15. USA Football will instruct more than 20 Player Safety Coaches, representing leagues throughout the state. This group will then teach Heads Up Football to their youth league coaches, players and parents.
Heads Up Football is a comprehensive approach to a better and safer game, encompassing USA Football’s accredited Level 1 Coach Certification Course; Heads Up Tackling techniques; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concussion recognition and response protocols; and instruction on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting.
After completing the workshop, Player Safety Coaches will oversee their leagues’ implementation of the highest national coaching standards for youth football. Player Safety Coaches also will monitor practices and games throughout the season.
About USA Football: USA Football leads the game’s development, inspires participation and ensures a better and safer experience for all youth, high school and other amateur players. The independent nonprofit is the official youth football development partner of the NFL, its 32 teams and the NFL Players Association. USA Football (www.usafootball.com), endowed by the NFL and NFLPA in 2002, provides more than $1 million annually in equipment grants and youth league volunteer background check subsidies.