Sports Safety for Youth Coaches Course

NATA's Comprehensive and Complete Sports Safety Guide

The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) has long been known for its dedication and attention to safety-related issues. The NCYS is pleased to endorse the National Athletic Trainers' Association's (NATA) "Sports Safety for Youth Coaches" training course.

The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Sports Safety for Youth Coaches online course includes 14-sections of content is appropriate, complete, current, comprehensive and user-friendly extensively covering the most recent, expert information and best practices.

The course content includes:

  • risk management,
  • legal issues,
  • PPE,
  • emergency planning,
  • training,
  • strength and conditioning,
  • nutrition,
  • recognizing sports-related illnesses and injuries,
  • prevention and care of concussions,
  • equipment fitting,
  • safe playing conditions,
  • - and more.

Whether a seasoned professional or one just entering the field, the NCYS strongly encourages all youth sports leaders and coaches to enroll in this excellent educational training course from the healthcare professionals who work with athletes every day - athletic trainers.

This comprehensive sports safety guide is $19.95 and includes a concussion (traumatic brain injury) module free with your purchase of the Sports Safety Course. The concussion module can also be taken as a stand-alone course and costs $4.95 separately. Those who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion and will be automatically listed for two years for free on NATA's Youth Coaches Registry.

Completing the "NATA Sports Safety for Youth Coaches" training course is the right and responsible thing to do for the leaders, coaches, teams, leagues, organizations, and communities. Most importantly, this course serves as an essential tool for the safety and protection of the young athletes who rely on us to be trustworthy and dependable while in our care.

NATA plans to release an instructor's course in 2013 so that coaches and parents will benefit from face-to-face instruction from professional athletic trainers.

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