Concussion Awareness

The Rowan’s Law concussion awareness rules came into effect on July 1, 2019. After that date, sport organization must not register athletes under 26 years of age into a sport activity unless they, as well as their parent (for athletes under 18), provide confirmation that they have reviewed one of the Concussion Awareness Resources within the previous twelve months.

Sport organizations must also not allow coaches, team trainers and officials to serve as a coach, team trainer or official for or in respect of the sport organization unless they provide confirmation that they have reviewed one of the Concussion Awareness Resources, every year.

Reference:  https://www.ontario.ca/page/rowans-law-information-sports-organizations-and-schools

Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness

Concussion Guidelines

Concussion Tool

Coaches guidelines

Concussion_Pocket.pdf

On Field Concussion Management

Concussion Pathway