Safety

The Commerce Chargers adopted USA Football’s Heads Up Football program for the 2013 season and continue to use this valuable safety guideline today.


CDC: Heads Up-Concussion Info

To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The Heads Up initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.

Concussion Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet for Middle School Athletes
Heads Up Concussion Action Plan
Concussion Fact Sheet for Parents

For more information, please visit Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports at the CDC website.


AED

The Commerce Chargers have CPR certified board members and coaching staff throughout the organzation. Additionally, the organization owns an AED and will make every attempt to keep it reasonably available for home games and practices. IF YOU SUSPECT OR WITNESS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY CONTACT CHARGER PERSONNEL FOR ASSISTANCE!


Background Checks

All Charger Coaches, Board members, and Parent Directors receive an annual criminal/sexual background check.