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Concussion & Abuse Prevention

SIAA VOLUNTEERS: CLICK HERE to apply for your BIB background check ($14.45, valid for 3 years)

All coaches must register as a Volunteer under their family's SIAA account.

All coaches must pass a background check.

All coaches must take Heads Up Concussion Training and submit their certificate.

All coaches must watch this Sexual Abuse Prevention video.

Complete details:

The Iredell County Parks & Recreation Dept and Iredell-Statesville School system that SIAA works with requires that ALL players for ALL sports be made aware of the Concussion Information and Child Abuse Prevention info available to our players, parents, and coaches.  

COACHES: to be rostered to a team, first register as a volunteer on the same account as your player. Then submit the following:

Please visit and click on the "Volunteer Now" button to get started. We negotiated a discounted fee of $14.45 you'll need to pay, and this will cover you for three years.

2. Volunteers must also complete this 30 minute Coach Concussion Training  and then email a copy of your completion certificate to [email protected] before practices begin. NOTE: THIS SITE IS TRICKY TO NAVIGATE, AND EASIER ON A DESKTOP (nearly impossible on a phone). First create an account and then go back to the initial page and look for the green >Launch or Pre-Assessment button.
If you already have an account, you can try this link:

NOTE: The course stops along the way for you to click on pictures, etc. After completing all five parts, you have to go back to the original CDC page to click on the "Post Assessment" green button. After you pass the exam, go back to that same original page and click the navy blue "Certificate" button to download and save it to your computer. Send that certificate to Tracy.

3. ALL SPORT COACHES & Parents: Please also read this Child Abuse Prevention document. All coaches are also required to watch this important 9 minute video, "Key Actions for Parents and Coaches," which will also be shared at the coach meeting. 
Youth Sports Sexual Abuse Prevention Operation Procedures (unable to edit this document, but SIAA agrees to follow this plan)

Highly recommended: all baseball coaches and assistants are encouraged to complete the Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken course, "Coaching Youth Baseball," found at It costs $19.95, takes about 2 hours to complete, and certifies you for life. 

We understand this may seem like a lot of requirements, but these documents are required by the county and school system we play under. As parents, we're sure you agree that the safety of our players is extremely important. SIAA Sports is proud of our volunteers, and we appreciate you adhering to these policies. 

Click here to view an important CONCUSSION PARENT FACT SHEET.  
You'll be required to acknowledge you are aware of this information, by checking the box under the information on your child's registration form. You may also print this CONCUSSION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM for your own records. These forms are also available on the Iredell County Parks & Recreation website.
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