U.S. Soccer reveals Recognize to Recover program

U.S. Soccer reveals Recognize to Recover program

Recognize to Recover, U.S. Soccer’s comprehensive player health and safety program, was announced Wednesday. The program promotes safe play and is designed to reduce injuries in soccer players of all ages.

Developed with the help of medical experts, Recognize to Recover will provide coaches, players, parents and referees with information and guidance to improve the prevention and management of injuries.

Information about head injuries, including new guidelines regarding concussions, are included in the program. But, other important player health and safety topics, including heat-related illness and injury prevention are also provided. Next month, U.S. Soccer plans to add more topics to the program.

For detailed information regarding concussion guidelines, initiatives and management, as well as heat-related illness guidelines, please visit U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover web page.


A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer is an organization committed to the development and support of soccer clubs in the United States.

US Club Soccer offers youth and adult registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms at the recreational and competitive levels, as well as a variety of other programming, including the Olympic Development Program-sanctioned id2 Program and Player Development Programs.

Through US Club Soccer, all of a club’s programs – recreational, competitive and adult – are able to be united under one organizational umbrella, creating a “members for life” culture within each club. US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike.

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