- For Coaches
Learn how to identify a possible concussion and discover return to play protocols to help take appropriate next steps.
Be prepared and know how to react to this life threatening situation along with steps to react quickly if it occurs.
Learn tips to stay hydrated and beat the heat while also learning signs and symptoms of common heat illnesses.
Your EAP is an integral part of a program's efforts to standardize responses, establish procedures and mitigate risk.
Learn how to properly care for and fit football equipment to aid with athlete protection on-the-field.
USA Football implemented a corporate policy that addresses misconduct. Athletes who have been mistreated may experience social embarrassment, emotional turmoil, psychological scars, loss of self-esteem and negative impacts on their relationships with their family, friends, and the sport.
11/04/23 - In July 2023, USA Football formed a multi-year partnership with Defibtech and One Beat Medical to provide youth football leagues with AEDs and sudden cardiac arrest education.
03/31/21 - USA Football has introduced 8 procedures to enhance safety and health for youth players endorsed by major medical organizations: the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute (NYSHSI).
04/17/22 - USA Football's Coach Certification Program, which has certified more than 1 million coaches, is the only certification for youth football coaches accredited by the United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE).
08/13/19 - NCAA Chief Medical Officer and Football Development Model (FDM) Council Chairman Dr. Brian Hainline shared his thoughts on the value and importance of USA Football's FDM.