Concussion Management

School Resources

IHSA member schools:

Shall adopt a policy regarding student athlete concussions and head injuries that is in compliance with the protocols, policies, and by-laws of the Illinois High School Association.

Shall provide information on their school’s concussion and head injury policy as a part of any agreement, contract, code, or other written instrument that a school requires a student-athlete and his or her parents or guardian to sign before participating in practice or interscholastic competition.

Shall use education materials provided by the Illinois High School Association to educate coaches, student-athletes, and parents and guardians of student athletes about the nature and risk of concussions and head injuries, including continuing to play after a concussion or head injury.

Shall ensure compliance with the Return to Play Policy of the Illinois High School Association.