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WHY TRAIN COACHES?

CoachSafely exists to deliver impactful sports safety and injury prevention education to coaches of youth athletes. We aspire to spread awareness about the need for greater safety initiatives in the youth sports community.

PARENTS
Learn more about how to prevent injuries in youth sports in your community.
COACHES
Courses are available to coaches involved in leagues that have signed up with CoachSafely.
NEWS & BLOG
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TRAINED COACHES INSPIRE YOUTH TO:

#1 Improve their grades and stay in school
#2 Work as a team and set goals
#3 Be physically healthy
#4 Make smart choices about drugs & alcohol
#5 Learn conflict resolution skills, reducing violent behavior

COMMON INJURIES

Most common diagnoses seen in emergency departments per year for youth sports-related injuries.

Basketball - 249,650
Soccer - 104,190
Football - 275,050
Volleyball - 31,460
Baseball - 61,510
Softball - 39,070
Cheerleading - 28,890

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Children Protected

DID YOU KNOW...?

More than 3.5 million children ages 14 and younger get hurt annually playing sports or participating in recreational activities. More than 775,000 children are treated in hospital emergency rooms for sports-related injuries each year.

CoachSafely is on a mission to provide coaches and parents of youth sports with the critical education, tools, and resources to prevent and recognize sports-related injuries.

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The CoachSafely Foundation is honored to be one of five finalists for the STRIVE Award for Organization of the Year for our commitment to our youngest athletes, our children. The winner will be chosen by judges’ scores and online voting results so we need your help. Once a day through Dec. 12, please click on this NCYS ballot and vote for CoachSafely.

Your support will assist us in our mission to keep Alabama’s children active, healthy and safe. Thank you!