900+ YOUTH LEAGUES COMMIT TO SAFER FOOTBALL THROUGH HEADS UP
by CraigJeter posted 05/31/2013
MORE THAN 900 YOUTH LEAGUES
COMMIT TO SAFER FOOTBALL
THROUGH USA FOOTBALL’S
HEADS UP FOOTBALL PROGRAM
Nationwide program launched with $1.5 million grant from the NFL Foundation
More than 900 youth football leagues across the United States representing more than 200,000 players and 30,000 coaches nationwide have committed to the health and safety of their young players by adopting Heads Up Football, a new USA Football pilot program for the 2013 season dedicated to making the game better and safer.
The Heads Up Football program promotes a positive youth football experience and advances player safety by providing coaching education and teaching resources that benefit players, parents and coaches. Heads Up Football aims to take the head out of the game. USA Football is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.
To read more, visit the "Heads-Up Football" tab under "Football".