State of Ohio Legislations

Concussion in Youth Sports: Ohio's Return-to-Play Law

**Ohio’s Return-to-Play Law goes into effect on April 26th, 2013** 


Click here for Healthy Ohio website - Concussion In Youth Sports



     1. Youth Sports Organization -Concussion Information Sheet

      2. Return To Play - Medical Clearance (Release) Form



Training Courses for Managers & Umpires...only need to take one course

    1. National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)

     2. National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS)

     3. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)


Lindsay’s Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes

**Law goes into effect immediately -  2017** 


Click here for Healthy Ohio website - Lindsay's Law: SCA in Youth Athletes


For parents/guardians and youth athletes:

For coaches:

  • If you are a coach for an interscholastic sport and are licensed by the Ohio Department of Education, please visit their website for information about their training requirements around Lindsay’s Law.

  • If you are a coach in a community program, please use the following resources:


***Forms required by Knothole Baseball***


Coach Agreement                 Parent Agreement


Click on the links above. They are both editable PDFs. Once you open them with your PDF reader, you should be able to fill in all of needed areas, print & then obtain signatures.












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