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The Concussion Legacy Foundation and USA Hockey are proud to bring Team Up Speak Up to hockey players and coaches throughout the country! The second annual USA Hockey Team Up Speak Up Week October was 20-26, 2019.  Coaches across the country shared a simple speech to improve concussion culture on their teams. The speech's core message: athletes have a responsibility to speak up to a team leader if they notice concussion signs in a teammate.

Printable instructions on how to participate in USA Hockey Team Up Speak Up Week:
Athletic Trainers
Athletic Directors
School/Organization Administrators

Watch head coach Seth Appert of USA Hockey's National Development Program deliver the speech to the U17 team:

In October 2018, we partnered with USA Hockey for the first ever USA Hockey Team Up Speak Up Week. NHL legend Jeremy Roenick, Las Vegas Golden Knights winger Max Pacioretty, and Olympic gold medalist Amanda Kessel asked coaches around the country to give the Team Up Speak Up Speech to begin their seasons. Check out their videos below, and visit for more great Team Up Speak Up information:

It's not too late to sign up! Take the 2019 USA Hockey Team Up Speak Up pledge below to let us know you'll play your part and #TeamUpSpeakUp to fight concussions. 

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