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The Ohio Department of Health has announced new legislation referred to as Lindsay's Law which addresses Sudden Cardiac Arrest in youth athletes.  The law went into effect on August 1, 2017.  You can read more about Lindsay's Law on the Ohio Department of Health web site:   


We have included links to resources below:

The following resources were developed to implement Lindsay’s Law.  Follow the links below to view the video and read the pamphlet.  After you have reviewed the material, it is imperative that you return to this page and submit the form below, affirming that you have viewed the material.

For parents/guardians and youth athletes:

For coaches:

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

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Coaching a sports team can be one of the most rewarding jobs you do in your lifetime. As the sport of rugby grows, so does our need for more coaches. Rugby players have a great base knowledge of the game, enabling them to be in a perfect position to coach. Check out how you can get involved today!

  • Coach a Rookie Rugby Team – Rookie Rugby is a great entry point to coaching. It is a fun way for kids to try the sport at a young age. Rookie Rugby is easy to coach and you can start by downloading more information at
  • Coach a Youth Team – Youth contact rugby is growing at rapid rates across the country. USA Rugby has a ton of great resources and a Level 100 Coaching Certification that prepares anyone for introducing the basics of the game. Check out for more information. 
  • Coach a High School Team – One of the fastest growing team sports in the country is rugby. Specifically for high school girls, seven-a-side rugby is growing in leaps and bounds. This is a great opportunity to introduce the game to our future Olympians. Check out for more information on the Level 200 Coaching Certification.