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Tackle Football (5th - 8th Grade)

Josh Vickerman

Tackle Coordinator

Heads Up Football

Heads Up Football is the safer way to practice and play. USA Football has worked with leaders in both medicine and sport across the country to create a full-featured program that any league or school can use to address key safety issues — and ensure that every coach understands and knows how to implement each component of the program.


Coach Certification:

Heads Up Football ensures that every coach is thoroughly trained in fundamental aspects of football safety, injury prevention and injury recognition.  That’s why one of the key features of the program is Coach Certification — using the only nationally accredited courses in the sport with content created by football experts and health professionals. It is available for middle school and high school coaches through and for youth coaches at