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Tony Corleto Named General Counsel for National Sports Concussion Coalition

February 2014

Tony Corleto (Partner-Stamford/White Plains) has been named general counsel for the recently formed National Sports Concussion Coalition,  the most comprehensive alliance of its kind. Scientists and medical leaders in the fields of concussions, brain injury and sports medicine will work with a cross-section of organizations and governing bodies for sports associations, clubs and athletic departments in the United States. The partnership will complement the safety initiatives of the individual organizations by sharing data and identifying best safety practices that can assist in coaching, playing and officiating across sports.

The founding members of the coalition include the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), Pop Warner Little Scholars, Sports Concussion Institute (SCI), US Lacrosse, US Youth Soccer, USA Hockey, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Amateur Softball Association/ USA Softball, USA Basketball, USA Football and the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention. Coalition partners at the professional, college and foundation levels include the NCAA, NFL, NFLPA and National Football Foundation.

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