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Heads Up Football is about the safety of your athletes. Parents and players are more aware of football safety than ever. As a commissioner, you can join more than 7,000 youth football leagues across the country that have responded by enrolling in this unique program that advances player safety through education and nationally endorsed standards.
Working with leading football experts and medical professionals, USA Football developed Heads Up Football specifically to meet the needs of player safety.
Youth football leagues are implementing the Heads Up Football program — and are realizing the benefits that certified coaches and a commitment to safety can bring. Listen to what league administrators are saying about encouraging consistent high standards and training across all of their teams.
Veteran coaches, rookies, weekend assistants — as a key part of the program, everyone who coaches in your league gets trained and certified in football safety.
Learn how to teach the principles of contact required to apply and resist force on the field, taught by former NFL player Scott Peters.Key takeaways:
For high school programs and youth leagues, football safety is at the top of the agenda. As medical knowledge advances and parents become more focused on safety, it is essential to have a strong plan in place to promote concussion awareness, injury prevention and other issues.
Heads Up Football provides the training, education and awareness that the coaches you’re responsible for need along with the certification and backing of USA Football that parents respect. If you are not ready to enroll but want to discuss your options, let us answer your questions. Select “contact me” below to have a USA Football Heads Up Football representative provide you with more details.