The No. 1 rule for football coaches at every level of the game doesn’t show up in your typical rulebook. The rule is, keep your players safe.
For the 2018 season, Kevin Kelley and the Pulaski Academy decided to take a hard look at new helmets for the entire football program. Here’s what happened.
Good coaches and equipment managers know they can improve the safety of players by paying close attention to how shoes fit.
Planning far enough in advance sets great equipment managers apart from the good ones. Planning for everything defines a quality equipment manager.
Baylor University will outfit the majority of its football roster with the VICIS ZERO1 helmet during the 2018 football season.
The Big 12 Conference and VICIS announced a partnership to further educate football players on the latest safety advancements in sports equipment.
VICIS will work with U.S. Army researchers to find ways to replace foam liner pads in combat helmets with liner technology created for football helmets.
It’s important for football coaches, in particular, to understand how to properly fit a football helmet. The helmet is the first line of defense for a player’s head, and a properly fitted helmet can decrease the likelihood of a head injury.
The annual release of the NFL Helmet Laboratory Testing Performance Results ranks football helmets on the ability to reduce head impact severity measures in laboratory testing. Learn more about what these helmet rankings mean for football coaches and equipment managers.