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ImPACT Testing / Concussion Information

Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing

ImPACT testing for concussion is a mandatory requirement for the following sports:

  • Baseball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Boys Lacrosse
  • Boys Soccer
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girls Lacrosse
  • Girls Soccer
  • High Jump / Pole Vault
  • Hockey
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student athletes are not permitted to participate in the above-mentioned sports until they have completed the ImPACT test. The baseline ImPACT testing is ONLY available for athletes in grades 9 through 12.

See below for ImPACT testing dates and times for the upcoming sports season, then email head athletic trainer Derek Clark at clarkd@qvsd.org to request an ImPACT testing time slot. He will send you back a confirmation email with the date, time and location of the test. The test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled test time to assure that the testing session begins on time.

Concussion Management Directions

ImPACT Parent Letter & Consent Form

Concussion Protocol

Learn more about the ImPACT Test


ImPACT Testing for High School Sports

ImPACT testing for high school athletes entering or in 9th through 12th grade is offered by appointment.

Please email head athletic trainer Derek Clark at clarkd@qvsd.org to request an ImPACT testing time slot. He will send you back a confirmation email with the date, time and location of the test. The test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled test time to assure that the testing session begins on time.

Testing is conducted in the high school library computer lab. Please enter the school through the doors next to the main office, make a left, and enter the library through the double doors at the end of the hallway. The computer lab is on the left as you enter the library.


ImPACT Testing for Middle School Sports

ImPACT testing for middle school boys and girls entering or in 7th and 8th grade is offered by appointment. ImPACT testing is offered for the following middle school sports: soccer, football and hockey.

Please email head athletic trainer Derek Clark at clarkd@qvsd.org to request an ImPACT testing time slot. He will send you back a confirmation email with the date, time and location of the test. The test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled test time to assure that the testing session begins on time.

Testing is conducted in the high school library computer lab. Please enter the school through the doors next to the main office, make a left, and enter the library through the double doors at the end of the hallway. The computer lab is on the left as you enter the library.


Baseline Test for 9th Graders, Transfer & Returning Athletes

Baseline tests are required every 2 years. If you are entering 9th grade or are a transfer student and took an ImPACT test last year, you are still required to take a new baseline here at Quaker Valley High School. If you are a returning athlete and are unsure if you need an updated baseline test, please check the list posted on the bulletin board outside the athletic office, or stop by and see Derek in the training room.

Testing sessions are limited to 15 people at a time and are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Please email Derek at clarkd@qvsd.org to request a time slot. Please make sure to include the athletes name, date and time you would like, grade for 16-17 school year, and sport(s) they will be participating in. Derek will then send you a confirmation email with your testing time. Please arrive 10 minutes before your testing session.


For questions or more information about the ImPACT test, please contact:

Derek Clark, ATC, PES, CES, CSCS
Director of Athletic Performance
Head Athletic Trainer
Quaker Valley High School
clarkd@qvsd.org
412-749-6048 (work)
402-540-4857 (cell)


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