The goal of Team Up Speak Up Day is to make sure as many athletes as possible hear a simple speech. The core message: that athletes have a responsibility to report to a team leader if they notice concussion symptoms in a teammate. Click on the link that applies to you to to learn exactly how to participate. Feel free to print and distribute these flyers.
The plan is for all Team Up Speak Up Day participants to:
Take the pledge. Invite your players, parents and colleagues to take the pledge as well.
Whether you're in the huddle or on the sidelines, do what you can to make sure the speech is given. To fight concussions, Team Up: Speak Up.
Spread the Word
Today: Post on social media that you took the pledge using #TeamUpSpeakUp. Tag a friend you think should take the plegde.
On Team Up Speak Up Day, Tuesday, September 12th: Post a photo or video of the speech being given.
This fall: If you have a success story of a player speaking up for a teammate, nominate them for Teammate of the Year.