Mind Your Melon Invites
Youth Soccer Families to an Evening of
Soccer Inspiration and Concussion Education
with Special Guest Briana Scurry
Legendary US Goalkeeper
World Cup Champion
and Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Sponsored by Shoreline Football Club
This event is pro-sport, upbeat and educational for young players from age 7 and up. Learn about the joys of soccer plus concussion education. Produced by Katherine Snedaker, MSW, the Mind Your Melon speakers don’t believe in scaring kids. We provide kids with helpful information to help make playing all sports safer.
3 PM Hangout with Briana @Location TBA in Darien/Stamford Briana and Katherine meet and chat with athletes with concussions or post concussion syndrome for a quiet, supportive 45 min talk – any age – no cost - Please RSVP with tickets here.
7-8 PM Soccer Inspiration and Concussion Education Event @Bluestreak Briana gives talk of inspiration and concussion education, plus local youth players/parents tell their stories followed by Katherine’s educational game “Concussion Simon Says.” General public, please buy tickets here. Shoreline Families have been sponsored by their Club and just reserve a free ticket.
Want a Ball signed by Briana for Your Child? The Education Event will end with Briana handing out up to ten pre-signed balls to raise funds to cover event expenses. Your child will be called up on stage to receive the ball from her, and be thanked as a supporter. Suggested donation of $200 for a soccer ball for Briana will sign with your child’s name and hers before the event. Please buy balls here BEFORE the event.
8:15-9 PM Intimate “Meet and Greet” Reception @BlueStreak (Total of 6 family tickets are available) Briana meets with kids and their families after the event. Dessert. Briana will sign photographs which we supply. Suggested donation of $400 for one family up to 5 members – Please buy tickets here.
Briana was a goalkeeper for the United States women’s national soccer team for most of the years between 1994-2008, earning a record 173 caps for the United States. She started 159 of those games and finished her international career with a record of 133-12-14. She also earned 71 shutouts.
Event would not be possible without support of our sponsors:
Bluestreak InjureFREE SoccerAndRugby and Fairfield County Sports Commission
Mind Your Melon is the youth outreach program of SportsCAPP.com
See all our websites for more information on Concussions
SportsCAPP.com Youth Sport Concussion Education for Players-Coaches-Parents
PinkConcussions.com Info & Research on all Types of Female Concussions
TheConcussionConference.com Professional Training for School Nurses-Staff-MDs-ATs on Return To School next event is May 7, 2014, Parents are welcome to attend.