Ohio's Return To Play Law (HB 143)

**Ohio’s return-to-play law goes into effect on April 26th, 2013**

Starting April 26th, 2013, individuals are not allowed to serve as a coach or referee for a youth sports organization, whether volunteer or paid, without:

1) successfully completing, every three years, an online training program in recognizing the signs and symptoms of concussions and head injuries provided by the Ohio Department of Health


2) holding a Pupil Activity Permit (PAP) from the Ohio Department of Education.

Click below for details on how to complete this requirement.  Be sure to print and keep your completion certificate with you while coaching as well as turning one into board secretary.

Ohio Return to play requirements

Coach Expectations

Coach Application


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