Former European hockey player, and Co-founder & Ambassador of the StopConcussions organization, Kerry Goulet now focuses all of his efforts on the education and awareness of concussions and neurotrauma. Through public and keynote speaking, seminars and guest appearances, Kerry speaks to athletes, health professionals, and the general public about safety in contact sports.
Former NHL athlete, Co-founder & Ambassador to StopConcussions and author, Keith Primeau, suffered several concussions during his tenure in major league hockey, which forced him into early retirement. Since retiring, Keith remains close to the NHL, and is extremely involved in bringing awareness to concussion prevention and management. Through public engagements, keynote speaking and seminars, Keith educates people on this topic that hits so close to home.
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Malcolm Sutherland is the current Director of Athlete & Player Safety for StopConcussions and the Shoot for a Cure campaign. As an athlete and player safety expert, Malcolm speaks about the importance of injury prevention in sport. With extensive experience in concussion prevention protocols, Malcolm has spoken for a number of groups including athletes, coaches, health care professionals, and the general public.
Located in Hannover, Germany, is a Physiotherapist who has been working with concussion patients for the past 18 years. Dale is committed to bringing awareness to the seriousness of concussions and helps educate the public on this life-altering injury. Dale works with many professional European sports athletes as they work through the various stages of their concussion therapy and treatment. He continues to make it his mission to educate people on this serious nature of this injury, how to prevent it from happening, and how to treat it in the most effective way possible.
Located in Melbourne, Australia, Natalie Perkins is a Principal Physiotherapist and an expert in her field who holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Anatomy and Exercise Physiology, as well as an Applied Science Degree in Physiotherapy. Natalie is well versed in the effects and management of concussions and has worked with countless individuals who have experienced all degrees of this serious injury. Natalie speaks about concussion awareness and prevention and has given seminars on this topic to fellow healthcare professionals, as well as athletes.
After decades of overcoming physical challenges, surgeries, and chronic pain, Paul Rosen’s leg was amputated in 1999. The procedure could’ve ended Paul’s life. Instead, ‘Rosey’ will tell you that 1999 was the year he really started to live.
One of the hottest speakers in Canada, and a rising star in motivational keynoting, Paul Rosen is now focusing on his role as the company ambassador for The National Benefit Authority. The decorated three-time Paralympian and Gold Medalist is a respected disability advocate, and the definition of a Canadian hero – so who better to motivate, educate, and inspire differently-abled individuals who turn to the NBA for help with their Canadian disability benefits?
Paul has delivered his story of courage and perseverance to corporate groups, sports clubs, and school teams across the country, radiating his zest for life, and his personal mantra: “To make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is open your eyes.”
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StopConcussions is a non-profit company, that aims to bring players, parents, coaches and officials information on brain concussions and their consequences in contact sports.
This website is here to help educate and are not intended to replace medical care and/or professional supervision. There is no substitute for a competent neurologist, physician, health professional or clinician when it comes to diagnosing and managing concussions. What StopConcussions offers is an insight into the nature of a brain injury. It is a guide to help you understand the cause, effects and consequences of concussions as well as how you can help reduce the incidences of the injury, manage the injury better and be able to ask all the right questions when dealing with a concussed individual.
The brain is complex, and each injury is personalized. Not only is every brain different, so is every concussion, and the therapy must be tailored to each individual. With this said, only a physician or qualified healthcare professional who has been educated in concussions can recommend a treatment and rehabilitation program. If you have any questions or concerns regarding a specific injury, contact your physician immediately.
Whether you need help dealing with a concussion, need information or other materials or are a concerned parent or coach, we are happy to help. Please contact us with any and all inquiries regarding our field. For emergencies please contact our free number 1.855.223.1002