To learn more about concussions, an informative online resource has been developed by Dr. Shelina Babel, Associate Director/Sports Injury Specialist with the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit and BC Children’s Hospital (

KLL encourages all coaches, assistant coaches and team managers to complete the Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) Course for Coaches -  Coach Course – CATT Online. The CATT Course takes approximately 45-minutes ( 6 short modules with a quiz at the end of each section). Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be generated in your name. Please email a copy to for our records.

Additional Information:

CATT Concussion Resources for Coaches


What to do if you suspect a player has sustained a severe head injury or shows any one of the red flags during a game?

  • Call 911 - provide KLL baseball field name and locations
  • Do not move injured player
  • Appoint someone to stay with the injured player and monitor them until Emergency Services arrive.
  • Inform paramedics of ePACT player information
  • Notify the player’s parents’ (or emergency contacts) if not in attendance.
  • Complete a CONCUSSION INCIDENT REPORT and email copies to both and


  • Neck pain or tenderness
  • Double vision
  • Weakness or tingling/burning in arms or legs
  • Severe or increasing headache
  • Seizure or convulsion
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Deteriorating conscious state
  • Vomiting
  • Increasingly restless, agitated or combative


If a player’s head injury is NOT an emergency?

  • Remove the individual from the playing field and do not let them return to play for the remainder of the day.
  • Do not leave the injured player alone.
  • Watch for (and record if any) new symptoms.
  • Notify ASAP the parents (or emergency contacts) of injured player
  • The player should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible.


How can a player return to baseball following a concussion?

Medical clearance by an appropriate physician is strongly recommended.

Medical Clearance Letter

A useful schematic on the return to sport guidelines has been developed by the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit.

Return to Sport Guidelines

The above information has been adapted from:

CATT Concussion Resources for Coaches  © BCIRPU. Version 2: Updated 2022 CATT Concussion Resources for Coaches