USA Football's Heads Up Program
Posted Jul 22, 2013

Jr. Pride adopting USA Football's Heads Up Football Program

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USA Football Completes 2 Year Study

USA Football has released findings from a two-year study to advance player health and safety in organized youth tackle football. The study, which encompassed more than 4,000 players ages 5-14, documented player health ...


Concussion Awareness

The notion of tackle football can be scary for parents and players. Jr. Pride puts safety 1st and foremost. Precautions are taken to insure a safe playing environment. All coaches are trained to recognize signs of a concussion. Jr. Pride has a zero tolerance policy on allowing players to return to play if the coach, player or parent suspects a concussion.

Our program has partnered with USA Football and are members of Heads Up Football Program. This new membership program, endorsed by renowned medical experts and nationally repected football coaches, provides a comprehensive solution for a better, safer game. More information can be found on the USA Football website.

Jr. Pride encouracges parents and players to be familiar with concussion awareness. Below are a some resources for review:


Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

USA Football

National Federal of High Schools (NFHS)


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