CAPT (Concussion, Awareness, Protocol, and Training)

As part of the Speed Skating Northwest Territories’ ongoing commitment to the health and safety of our athletes, we are thrilled to introduce CAPT (Concussion, Awareness, Protocol, and Training), a groundbreaking digital platform designed to manage concussions more effectively and safely. In partnership with CAPT and aligned with leading organizations, Parachute and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), we are setting a new standard in sports safety.

Why CAPT Matters?

Our decision to integrate CAPT into our health and safety protocols stems from a commitment to ensuring the well-being of our young athletes. CAPT provides us with:

  • A unified approach to managing concussions, simplifying and enhancing the recovery process.
  • Assurance that we’re adhering to the latest in concussion protocols.
  • Improved communication between coaches, parents, and athletes throughout the concussion recovery process.

CAPT’s Impact on Our Club

  • Prioritizing Safety: Quick and safe responses to suspected concussions, reducing long-term risks.
  • Empowering Decisions: Equipping our coaches with knowledge for immediate action.
  • Peace of Mind for Families: Keeping parents informed about their child’s recovery status.
  • Supporting Athletes: Offering the best recovery guidance and care for players.
  • Strengthening Community Confidence: Showcasing our commitment to modern healthcare standards in youth sports.

Understanding CAPT’s Role

  • For Coaches: Gain instant, on-field access to concussion protocols, reducing guesswork and enhancing player safety.
  • For Parents: Feel secure knowing your child is protected by cutting-edge technology and science-backed protocols.
  • For Athletes: Receive clear guidance and support, prioritizing your health and ensuring a safer return to play.

Get Started with CAPT

Questions or Need Assistance?

Our top priority is the safety of our community. If you have any questions about CAPT, please contact Jody Pellissey.

For technical support, please email

This initiative is a testament to our dedication to safeguarding our athletes. By adopting CAPT, we’re not only enhancing our concussion management but also leading by example in youth sports safety.

Let’s continue to play, learn, and grow safely together.