Coaching Association of Canada

Concussion Stories

Katherine

Erica

Erica

In September 2012, Erica Bergman’s team was at their regular Thursday evening practice at the Gloucester Synchro Club in Ottawa, ON. The team was working on their lifts and throws, the “Oh-wow-moments,” as Erica describes.

Nathan

Nathan

In February 2012, during a hockey practice drill, Nathan Fraser, age 12, sustained a concussion. In the nine months since the accident, Nathan and his parents, Christine and Adam, have learned about the symptoms of concussion, the steps to take if a concussion occurs, and how to play safe to minimize the likelihood of a concussion.