All Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Team Managers & Team assistants must complete the Heads Up to Youth Sports Concussion Training Course & upload to their Calsouth account their Concussion Certificate, which will be available at the end of the course.
HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion.
Once you complete the training and quiz, you’ll be able to save and upload the certificate to your Calsouth file (for instructions, see video below).
If you have already completed the course & uploaded the concussion certificate thank you. You don’t need to do anything else. Below you’ll find the links for 2 sites where you can complete the course & instructions on how to upload the concussion certificate to your Calsouth.com account.
CDC Heads Up Concussion:
CDC Heads Up Concussion module is an online course with a duration of about 30 minutes in length. Your admins will create a profile account with their system and be sent an email confirmation to be able to start the course. Once complete, they will be able to save and print their certificate. Click here for CDC website.
National Federation of High Schools (NFHS):
National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) has partnered with the Center of Disease Control (CDC) to offer Concussion in Sports courses. Your admins can create a profile within that website and will quickly be able to order a course. Their certificate will always remain within that account and can be printed as well. An added feature to this website is the ability to order this free course for others to take. At that point, you can then monitor their progress and view when they have completed it. Click here for NFHS website.