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Resources for Coaches


The role of the coach in sports safety is more important than ever with the demand from parents that…Coaches must maintain the balance of pushing their athlete, yet providing a healthy and safe environment





Cross Training



Meals - What to Eat While on the Road



Meals - What to Eat to Maximize Performance



Sudden Death


Heat Illness


Fluid replacement 

Fluid Replacement for Athletes power point available at


Heart Issues



Overuse Injuries, Overtraining, and Burnout in Child and Adolescent Athletes


Pediatric Overuse Injuries



Taylor Hooton Foundation 


Disordered eating

Female Athlete Triad Coalition 


Safe Weight Loss


Athletes with Diabetes


Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussions 



Management of Asthma in Athletes power point available at


Catastrophic Brain Injury


Head Down Contact & Spine Injuries


Skin Disease


Sickle Cell


Managing Prescription and Non-Prescription Medication in the Athletic Training Facility



National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Preventing Sudden Death in Sports 


Equipment Safety

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment 




Becoming an Advocate


There are many organizations available to coaches who would like more information or to get more involved as an advocate for their athlete's health and safety.  Here are just a few:


Athletes for America 


Healthy People


National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity 


Stop Sports Injuries 


Youth Sports Safety Alliance 


Advocates for Injured Athletes


National Council for Youth Sports