Southfield (CW50) – This week on STREET BEAT, we join Rob Stone to learn how local organizations are working to protect Athletes on and off the field.

Joe Richert, COO of Special Tree, and Lela Hickonbottom, Chief Nursing Officer for Special Tree, with Street Beat Host Rob Stone (Credit: Logan Tesmer, CW50 Production Assistant)

First, we speak with Special Tree’s COO, Joseph J. Richert and Chief Nursing Officer, Lela Hickonbottom to focus on the education of concussions.

Sarah Renberg, Program Development Coordinator and Director of Research for the Headway Foundation (Credit: Logan Tesmer, CW50 Production Assistant)

Then we talk to Sarah Renberg, sophomore at the University of Michigan in the LSA Honors Program, and Program Development Coordinator and Director of Research at the Headway Foundation to talk about the effects on Athletes.

Dr. Grant Goulet, Vice President of product Innovation at Xenith (Credit: Logan Tesmer, CW50 Production Assistant)

Next, we speak to Dr. Grant Goulet, Xenith’s Vice President of Product Innovation, to see how protective gear is advancing on the field.

Jeff Calcaterra, Athletic Director for Brother Rice High School, with Street Beat Host Rob Stone (Credit: Logan Tesmer, CW50 Production Assistant)

And lastly, we wrap up our show by talking with Brother Rice Director of Athletics, Jeff Calcaterra as he explains to us the new rules for Youth Athletics.

Watch STREET BEAT Saturday at 8:30am on CW50

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