CAHA Concussion Information Page
In February, 2017, the CAHA concussion
protocol was adopted by the Pacific District for all affiliates.
The process for CAHA leagues and member oranizations has not
In the 2012-13 season, CAHA became the
first affiliate of USA Hockey to implement state-wide concussion
protocol is a critical component of CAHA's commitment to keeping our
athletes safe. The protocol mirrors Assembly Bill 25, which mandates
concussion evaluations for all public school athletes in the
state of California when a concussion is suspected.
We are all
responsible for athlete safety. Educating CAHA’s membership is also
important - athletes, coaches, parents, managers, volunteers and
leadership need to understand the importance of being able to
recognize the symptoms of a concussion and to take the appropriate
The CAHA Concussion Acknowledgement Form
Concussion Acknowledgement Forms are a requirement for all CAHA
athletes. They may be signed or acknowledged as part of an
electronic or paper LOI registration process.
CAHA_CONCUSSION PARENT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM_rev 2017.pdf
The CAHA Concussion Clearance and
Return to Play Protocol
Concussion Clearance and Return to Play Protocol form must be use
each time an athlete is removed from participation for a concussion
evaluation. This form should be completed by the medical
professional treating the athlete, and kept in the athlete’s club
records once they are cleared to resume participation.
CAHA_Concussion Clearance Form_Rev 2017.pdf
CAHA Concussion Chronicles Newsletter, Articles and Athlete Stories
committee publishes an electronic newsletter to its membership,
along with informative articles and athlete stories. If you are not
receiving these emails, please contact:
and request to be added to the list.
Concussion in USAH Magazine.pdf
CAHA_Top Concussion Misconceptions rev 0117.pdf
Concussion Education_Heads Up_ Jan 2017.pdf
concussion fact sheet_coaches.pdf
concussion fact sheet_parents.pdf
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