AMHA is committed to the health and safety of our members and as a Coach you are probably the first line of defence for recognizing concussions in your players. Please refer to the information below as well as the AMHA 8.7 Return to Play policy for more information on how to help your players prevent injuries and what to do it they sustain a concussion while playing hockey.
and for our younger players...
The Hockey Canada Concussion Awareness app is a great tool for parents, coaches, trainers, players, administrators and anyone interested in learning about the prevention, recognition and response to concussion injury, including responsible return-to-play protocol.
The Hockey Canada Concussion Awareness app for kids is a great tool for parents to teach young players how to prevent concussions through respect and playing by the rules. The app explains important concussion information in an easy-to-follow manner for young players and contains an interactive game around respect starring Puckster, the official mascot of Hockey Canada.