CCPS Athletic Department to Present Sports Safety Programs
Release Date: 4/1/2011 1:41:24 PM
The Athletic Department of Carroll County Public Schools, in collaboration with the Carroll County Health Department, will be conducting three sports safety program presentations. The presentations will take place as follows:
Monday, April 18, 2011 - 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.South Carroll High School (auditorium)Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.Westminster High School (auditorium)Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.Manchester Valley High School (auditorium)
The targeted audience is youth sport participants between the ages of 7-14, parents/guardians, and youth coaches. Topics will include pre-participation physical evaluations, dehydration/heat-related illness, overuse injuries, concussions, and parents’ role in their son’s or daughter’s athletic participation. Time will be allotted for questions, particularly for eighth grade student-athletes and parents who will be participating in high school athletics in the fall. The presenters will be Jim Rodriguez, Supervisor of Athletics for Carroll County Public Schools, and Meghan Young, Athletic Trainer at Westminster High School.
Please join us for a very informative evening about keeping our youth safe and healthy.