Parachute Smart Hockey Program, News (Waterloo Ravens Girls Minor Hockey Association )

Hockey Canada, as a result of COVID-19 and in support of player and participant safety, has cancelled all Hockey Canada sanctioned activities until further notice, effective Friday, March 13, 2020. This means that ALL Ravens practices, games, try-outs, dry-land and team activities are cancelled until further notice. Tournaments, playoffs, play downs, Championship Weekend, Provincials and the Waterloo Cup are also cancelled.
PrintNews Article
Parachute Smart Hockey Program
Submitted By Chris Holdsworth on Monday, October 28, 2019
In partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada, the Parachute Smart Hockey program was designed to keep hockey players safe and prevent brain injuries on the ice. The Smart Hockey Concussion Kit has been created as a tool to guide coaches through important concussion information, help integrate concussion tools and resources within hockey teams, and support your hockey community to prevent, recognize and manage concussions.

Safety in hockey is a shared responsibility. Make concussion education a priority this season and encourage teams to play Smart Hockey. Smart Hockey Concussion Kits are now available to be downloaded at parachute.ca/smarthockey. Kits can be downloaded free of charge, and will include helpful resources such as:

  • Pre-season concussion education team meeting guide and checklist
  • On-ice tips to assist in preventing concussion in hockey
  • Concussion guides for players, parents and coaches
  • Personal concussion record for players
  • Return-to-Sport Strategy

 

If you want to help the Smart Hockey Concussion Kit reach more teams, you can:

  • Post on your social media channels using the hashtag #PlaySmartHockey. We’ve attached a social media guide that will help you to plan some content!
  • Send information about Smart Hockey to your networks through an e-blast.
  • Add Smart Hockey as a resource to your website.

 

We encourage you to get involved and show us how teams in your league are playing Smart Hockey! Remember to follow @ParachuteCanada on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on our Smart Hockey program!

 

If you want to learn more about the Smart Hockey program, please contact me directly or visit parachute.ca/smarthockey.

 

Thank you for your support, and we look forward to seeing how you and your league #PlaySmartHockey this season.

 

*Note: Smart Hockey does not replace the awareness education requirements under Rowan’s Law. Smart Hockey complements the Government of Ontario’s resources, providing you with tools to prevent, recognize, and safely manage concussions throughout the season.

 

Kindly,

Rachel Lamont

Rachel Lamont, MPH

Coordinator, Knowledge Translation and Solutions

647-776-5106


www.parachutecanada.org


This article has been viewed 434 times.
KW Rangers PWHL Team
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 30
    Mar
    Organization
    The Waterloo Ravens are now accepting applications for the following: - House League Head Coaches (U11 to U21) - Development Stream (DS) Head Coaches (U11 to U18) - Novice Program staff applications; Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Trainers and ...
  • 18
    Mar
    Organization
    Please extend a warm Ravens welcome to  Jenn Crawford our new Ice Scheduler! Jenn holds a BA in Business Administration and Marketing from State University New York. She held a Hockey Scholarship while pursuing her studies. In addition to working ...
  • 12
    Mar
    Organization
    Dear Ravens Players, Coaches, and Families, Hockey Canada and OWHA issued bulletins tonight indicating that effective mid-night tonight all sanctioned hockey activities are CANCELLED until further notice. 
  • 09
    Mar
    Organization
    Please be advised that the League Management Committee (LMC) of the WGMHA has been working towards revisions of some policies that are contained within the Manual of Operations for WGMHA. The Manual of Operations is being updated now, and we expect ...
  • 02
    Mar
    Organization
    The current situation regarding the Coronavirus serves as a reminder that the health and safety of all participants in sport is a priority, and prevention in the hockey environment should be considered by those around the game. Please click on ...
  • 19
    Feb
    Organization
    WGMHA is now receiving applications for the 2019-2020 Robert Hennig Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to players in furthering their education at a post-secondary institution of their choice. To learn ...
  • 04
    Dec
    Organization
    WGMHA is the proud recipient of the 2019 UW President’s Community Impact Award The Waterloo Girls Minor Hockey Association (the Ravens) has partnered with Warrior hockey programs for the past eight years.  Initially sparked by a connection when a ...
  • 06
    Nov
    Organization
    Dear Parents, Coaches, and Trainers, There has been some misunderstandings about the Ravens return to play protocols and we would like to get this cleared up to avoid further confusion or frustration by families, players, and teams. The return ...

Building Better Websites
logo-dominos.gif

Printed from waterlooravens.com on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 4:18 PM