Helmet Free / Heads Up Tackling Camp

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Mission Statement

Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation provides immediate, as well as, long term resources and support to individuals sustaining a catastrophic spinal cord injury through activities associated with high school football.


Gridiron Heroes doing its part on the prevention side of the injury and making the game safer. Offering the only “Evidence” based safety and performance curriculum. 43% reduction in helmet first impact represents 100% of the CROWN.  Removing the CROWN from the tackle reduces the amount of helmet related injuries from the sport. Our coaches are certified by Bobby Hosea and USA Football. Bobby Hosea the creator of the tackling program utilized by USA Football “Heads UP”.

TEA Approved Concussion Protocol / Certification

Dr. Evan Ratner one of the few physicians in Texas certified in concussion care and protocols for baseline testing. Dr, Ratner, discusses the importance of proper technique to prevent head and neck injury. A concussion is a complex brain injury that results from a direct or indirect trauma to the head. Dr. Ratner will discuss how to recognizing symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury and treatment to prevent short and long term symptoms associated with concussion and post-concussion syndromes. Obtain your required Continued Education Credits by attending.

Gridiron Heroes Helmet Free / Head Up Tackling Camp

San Marcos High School (Indoor Facility) – Sunday May 15, 2016 $30.00

Student Activity Center / 2601 Rattler Road / San Marcos, TX 78666

Adult Participant (Coach) 8:30 registration / 9:00 A.M. Start time

Youth Participants 12:00 Noon – Registration / 1:00 P.M. Start Time

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For information regarding Gridiron Heroes Services or Camps contact:

Surcie Thompson (210) 392-8202 / Mark Soto at San Marcos High School

Eddie Canales: 210-849-9250


Make checks payable to:

Gridiron Heroes
P.O. Box 507
Schertz, TX 78154

100% of the proceeds benefit the Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation

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