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Concussion Awareness

By Tom Bye, 08/27/11, 6:27AM CDT


Did you know that in August 2011 it became a State Law to be trained in concussion awareness? Find out more.....

All coaches and officials are required by State Law to be trained in concussion awareness.  Please comply.

MN State Law requires to be re certified every 3 years.  The leagues will follow this guideline.

**Please note this is a MN Law.  IF you play out of State you MAY be required to follow their State guidelines.  It is the responsibility of the coach to contact the tournament director of what they will require.**

Concussion Awareness Training and Exam (click here)

2018 the certificate will be offered through NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) website.

After you click on the exam link and are on the NFHS site please click the “Register” link in the upper right corner and create an account for yourself.  Once this set up and you are logged in, click on “Courses” along the top.

In the “Search for Courses” box, type in “Concussion” and the “Concussion in Sports” online course will show up.  You have the option to "view course"  if you want to read up on it first.  When you are ready to take the course  click on “Order Course,” select your state and click “Checkout.”  The next page will contact a link for accessing the course.

When done, you will have access to a pdf certificate that you can print out.  Also, when you log in again later (next year, for example), you can search your course history.