CONCUSSION
AWARENESS

Concussion Awareness & Rowan's Law

 

"On July 1, 2019, new rules came into effect through Rowan's Law, to improve concussion safety in amateur competitive sport.

If you are an athlete under 26 years of age*, parent of an athlete under 18, coach, team trainer or official an your sport organization has advised that you need to follow the rules of Rowan's Law you need to:

  • review any one of Ontario's official Concussion Awareness Resources before registering or serving with your sport organization; and

  • review your sport organization's Concussion Code of Conduct that they will provide you; and

  • confirm that you have reviewed both of these resources every year with your sport organization(s)

*Exception: A sport organization that is a University, College of Applied Arts and Technology or other Post-Secondary Institution will be advising athletes of any age that they need to follow the rules of Rowan's Law."

https://www.ontario.ca/page/rowans-law-concussion-awareness-resources

 

Resources

Georgetown Soccer Club Concussion Remove From Return to Play Policy

 

Georgetown Soccer Club Player Concussion Code of Conduct

 

Georgetown Soccer Club Coaches Concussion Code of Conduct

 

Ontario Soccer Concussion Awareness 

 

Ontario Soccer Concussion Policy 

 

Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklets:

Ages 10 and Under

Ages 11 to 14

 

Ages 15 and Up 

 

Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool