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Glenn Sharp Nominees

Glenn Sharp Voting opens April 4th and will be available through April 15th.

2022 Convention Las Vegas, Nevada June 5-8

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The purpose of the The Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) is to promote, advance, and improve the Equipment Managers Profession in all of its many phases. One goal is to work as a group to bring about equipment improvements for the greater safety of all participants in sports and recreation. Members of the AEMA enjoy the opportunity to meet fellow equipment managers at convention, share ideas, and learn more efficient techniques to help improve their work place.

Convention Information

  • If you would like to become a part of our growing profession by exhibiting at our National Convention in June in Fort Worth, TX please click “Become A Vendor”, and fill out the required form. Contact names and emails are also listed if you have specific questions or concerns. Thank you

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Equipment Standards News Roundup

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  • Tennessee introduces sports safety program for kids
    May 12, 2022

    May 6, 2022 As we get into the summer months, youth sports will take center stage, and a new program in Tennessee will ensure safety also shares the spotlight. “I encourage parents to be aware of what’s called the Safe Stars program. Safe Stars is a program that we started here at Vanderbilt and with the […]

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  • New treatments of concussions in young athletes
    May 12, 2022

    May 7, 2022 Seven years ago, the U.S. Soccer Concussion Initiative made a landmark ruling, saying that kids 10 years and younger are not allowed to head the ball. The organization also limited heading for those 11 through 13. That was just the beginning of a major shift when it comes to preventing and treating […]

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  • JOHN DOHERTY: Football helmet add-on’s benefits unclear
    May 12, 2022

    The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, IN) May 9, 2022 At the time, the decision did not attract much notice. The NFL published a story on its website. ESPN dutifully followed suit. However, an internet search of other major outlets turned up nothing regarding the league mandating certain players wear the Guardian Cap during practices […]

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