Sandy Springs Saints Football is a certified Heads Up USA football program. Heads Up USA football is a comprehensive collection of resources, programs, applications and promotions to create change and address the complex challenges of player health and safety in youth and high school football. Heads Up is supported by numerous organizations including the CDC and the American College of Sports Medicine. Requirements to be certified include: a coaching education course, concussion awareness training for coaches, teaching Heads Up Tackling, proper maintenance and fitting of equipment, and background checks on all adult volunteers.
The Sandy Springs Saints Football and Cheerleading Board is well aware that the safety of your children playing football is of primary importance. To read more about the "Heads Up" program and USA Football, click on the following links:
- Concussion Awareness can be found:
- USA Football website that contains a lot of fantastic information:
- “Teaching Tackling” 5 step video can be found: