March 23 - Assessments for 9U - 14U
Rec Coaches will not be completing the assessments of the Rec players. You are certainly welcome to attend as an observer. ALL players are REQUIRED to attend assessments to determine skill set. Players not assessed will be placed on teams via a BLIND LOTTERY DRAW - they will NOT be draft eligible.
March 30 - Drafts for 9U - 14U - COACHES ONLY NO PLAYERS ALLOWED
Will take place after the Coaches Clinic. If you are unable to attend, you may send your Assistant Coach in your place. All players should be contacted by you via email or phone call no later than April 1.
Before holding your first practice you will need to complete the Concussion Heads Up Training Course. Either print out or take a photo of the certificate (after you download it) send electronically to your Commissioner.
On April 14th, 2012, Governor Heineman signed into law LB260, the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act. On July 1, 2012, the Concussion Awareness Act became law. All public, private, and parochial schools as well as all organized youth sports sponsored by villages, cities, businesses or non-profit organizations for children ages 19 and under are required to offer training regarding concussions to coaches.
The law passed by the Nebraska State Legislature has three requirements:
By taking this free, online course and using what you learn, you will be well positioned to improve the culture of concussion. Your actions can help create a safe environment for young athletes so that they can stay healthy, active, and thrive – both on and off the playing field.
Once you complete the training and quiz, you will be able to download the certificate. Then either print it out or take a photo of it and send electronically to your Commissioner.