Detroit — The Detroit Lions have named Tim Wooer of Traverse City West High School the week three recipient of the 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan High School Football Coach of the Week Program. Wooer’s Traverse City West Titans defeated cross-town rival Traverse City Central 29-27 in the 6th annual TC Patriot game, a game that honors and pays tribute to those active military, military veterans and 1st responders that serve our country and communities.
Wooer is in his 26th season coaching; 23rd as a head coach. He was the head coach of Farwell for four seasons (1995-98), Kingsley for nine seasons (1999-07) and is currently in his 10th season as West’s head coach. During his career, Wooer has led his teams to 17 state playoff appearances (6 with TC West), having won the state championship with Kingsley in 2005. His career record is 139-84 (62.3%). On Friday, September 15, the Titans host the 2-1 Petoskey Northmen in a Big North Conference battle.
Player health and safety is a key part of Traverse City West’s football program. Student-athletes are evaluated using several baseline concussion screening tests, including ImPACT, through a partnership with Munson Health System. ImPACT is a computerized neurocognitive assessment tool designed to help licensed healthcare providers evaluate and manage a suspected concussion. Student-athletes diagnosed with a concussion are taken through a comprehensive evidence-based return-to-play protocol utilizing the most relevant and up-to-date research. The Traverse City West Athletic department also uses an online software tool called “Sportsware” to share…
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