All athletes must have a current physical form on file with the Athletic office before participating in sports.
Cherokee county implemented mandatory ImPACT concussion testing in 2012-13 for all high school athletes prior to participation in school sports. This 20 minute computer test provides a baseline for comparison if an athlete suffers a head injury. Injured athletes will be re-evaluated until they are cleared for safe participation. For more information on brain injuries, screening and safe return to play go to:
New Concussion Policy for Georgia Soccer
In light of recent awareness and legislation regarding the lasting damage that concussions can inflict, Georgia Soccer has adopted a Concussion Policy, crafted by their Risk Management committee. This policy is in effect for all Georgia Soccer youth games.
Link to policy, procedure, and form:
Link to CDC concussion fact sheet & More important information links: