Having a medical condition does not exclude a player from participating in sport. However, it is important that the coaching team are fully aware of the condition. But are they reminded every time they field their team? Do parent’s remember to tell the new coaches of their child’s particular needs?
On SURPASSPORT, the parent (or athlete when old enough) can set any / all applicable medical conditions, optionally including blood type. A summary of conditions for the team are highlighted on every team sheet, reminding the coach and helping to ensure that each player is catered for.
In loco parentis
The medical record also confirms in loco parentis consent, and should it be needed, coach has the player’s In Case of Emergency (ICE) contact details to hand too.
How it works
- The parent (or player) sets the medical condition on their athlete profile, optionally including blood type.
- Parent also indicates in loco parentis consent.
- That’s it. Each team sheet will clearly indicate the condition, helping the coach or teacher to make appropriate decisions.