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Concussion Information

Franklin County Hockey Association (FCHA) along with USA Hockey takes the sport of hockey very seriously, and along with the fun and excitement of the game we are just as serious when it comes to injuries and of course injury prevention.

We hope you will read and appreciate this important educational and informative content.  Please where applicable, we suggest sharing these topics with your children as well. 

FAQ for parents and coaches

Time Out for Concussion Article

USA Hockey Concussion Management

Fitting Hockey Helmets


FCHA Disclaimer about above information



USA Hockey SafeSport

The safety of its participants is of paramount importance to USA Hockey and Franklin County Hockey Association (FCHA).  USA Hockey SafeSport is the organization's program related to off-ice safety.

USA Hockey has long had systems in place to protect its participants from physical abuse, sexual abuse and other types of abuse and misconduct that can be harmful to youth hockey players and other participants.  These include without limitation Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Screening, Locker Room Supervision and Hazing Policies, in addition to Codes of Conduct applicable to administrators, coaches, officials, parents, players and spectators.  The USA Hockey SafeSport Handbook is intended to update and collect USA Hockey’s various policies to protect its participants from all types of misconduct and abuse.

USA Hockey SafeSport Program

SafeSport Program Handbook

SafeSport Program Training



Locker Room & Travel Policies

In addition to the development of our hockey players and enjoyment of the sport of hockey, the safety and protection of our participants is central to Franklin County Hockey Association’s (FCHA) goals.

FCHA adheres to USA Hockey’s SafeSport Program as a means to help protect its participants from physical abuse, sexual abuse and other types of misconduct, including emotional abuse, bullying, threats, harassment and hazing.  To help prevent abuse or misconduct from occurring in our locker rooms and/or during travel, FCHA has adopted the following locker room and travel policies..

Locker Room Policy

Travel Policy