On July 31, 2013, Sheltering Arms will sponsor a forum hosted by the Washington Redskins, in conjunction with USA Football, the NFL and other leaders in the sports medicine industry, to discuss concussion awareness and education as it aligns with the “Heads Up Football” program.
Concussion awareness and education is an important issue, one that has gained a great deal of attention and brought to light the need for increased education at all levels of the game. This forum will provide the opportunity to learn from experts in the field, including Sheltering Arms physician Timothy M. Silver, M.D., as well as participate in a question and answer session. Following the forum, all coaches will join the team for a 2013 Washington Redskins training camp practice to see theory put into practice and hear from Redskins Head Coach, Mike Shanahan.
NFL: Roger Goodell (tentative) and Charlotte Jones Anderson (tentative)
Washington Redskins: EVP/General Manager Bruce Allen, Head Coach Mike Shanahan, Redskins Alumnus LaVar Arrington
USA Football: Nick Inzerello (Sr. Director, Football Development), Andy Ryland (Manager, Football Development)
High School Football Coaches from Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and North Carolina
12:00 – 1:00 pm Registration and Lunch (Science Museum – Richmond)
1:00 – 1:15 pm Welcome by the Redskins and NFL Personnel
1:15 – 3:00 pm Concussion Education Forum by USA Football
3:00 – 3:15 pm Walk to Practice at Bon Secours Redskins Training Facility
3:15 – 5:15 pm Training Camp Practice
5:15 – 5:30 pm Closing Remarks by Head Coach Mike Shanahan
5:30 pm Departure
This opportunity, for head coaches only, is truly unique and well worth attending. All participants will receive lunch and a gift bag. Registration space is limited to one coach per high school and to the first 300 registered participants.
To learn more about Sheltering Arms’ concussion services visit:
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