U.S. Ski & Snowboard to Provide Innovative Concussion Education Through Partnership with TeachAids
TeachAids announced today a partnership with U.S. Ski & Snowboard to provide their members with the CrashCourse cutting-edge concussion education resources as part of the organization’s ongoing commitment to athlete health and wellness.
“CrashCourse will not only enhance our ability as an organization to educate athletes and coaches, but thanks to TeachAids’ extensive network, it will also allow U.S. Ski & Snowboard to collaborate with some of the country’s top sports organizations,” said U.S. Ski & Snowboard Director of Sport Education Gar Trayner. “Between the groundbreaking technology and extensive network of teams, athletes, and medical professionals that TeachAids brings to the table, we look forward to improving our internal health education processes as well as creating greater concussion awareness within the ski and snowboard community.”
“It’s been incredibly inspiring to work with the leadership at U.S. Ski & Snowboard,” said Dr. Piya Sorcar, Founder and CEO of TeachAids. “They care deeply about identifying research-based and highly impactful methods to make sport safer. “
Based in Park City, Utah, U.S. Ski & Snowboard is the Olympic National Governing Body of ski and snowboard sports in the United States. Tracing its roots directly back to 1905, the organization represents nearly 200 elite skiers and snowboarders in 2021, competing in seven teams; alpine, cross country, freeski, freestyle, snowboard, nordic combined and ski jumping. In addition to the elite teams, U.S. Ski & Snowboard also provides leadership and direction for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders across the USA, encouraging and supporting them in achieving excellence. By empowering national teams, clubs, coaches, parents, officials, volunteers and fans, U.S. Ski & Snowboard is committed to the progression of its sports, athlete success and the value of team.