GTHL recognizes Rowan’s Law Day

On September 27, the Greater Toronto Hockey League recognizes Rowan’s Law Day, highlighting concussion education and strategies to prevent, identify, and manage them.

2 1. What is Rowan’s Law Day? 

Rowan’s Law Day is dedicated to the memory of Rowan Stringer, a young Ottawa rugby player who died tragically in 2013 from the effects of multiple concussions.

Rowan’s Law requires that all coaches and team trainers review the government-approved Concussion Awareness Resources every year before serving in a sport organization or at a school.






2. Use available concussion education pieces.

The GTHL, with the support of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, covers what a concussion is, how to tell if an individual has sustained a concussion, the steps to take once a concussion is sustained, and more at







3. Take the time to review the GTHL Concussion Policy and Return to Play. 

The GTHL has taken measures to be a leader in concussion prevention and education, prioritizing safety of its players. The concussion policy ensures players suspected to have sustained a concussion do not return before being medically cleared. For more information on the GTHL Concussion Policy and Return to Play, visit






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