INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana could soon become the first state to require high school football coaches to take part in a player safety and concussion-training course.
Senate Bill 222 – authored by Sen. Travis Holdman, R–Markle – now moves to Gov. Mike Pence for approval after passing the General Assembly Wednesday.
“In high-contact sports like football, students are more vulnerable to serious injuries that can have long-term effects,” Holdman said. “But this shouldn’t keep them from playing a sport they enjoy. The training and procedures outlined in this bill will give coaches the resources and knowledge they need to keep their athletes safe.”