Roy Kessel has been at the forefront of the fight against concussions. In 2011, he launched SportsBrain as one of the earliest organizations focusing on this fight.  He launched SportsBrain in 2011 with the specific goal of helping youth sports organizations and high schools implement concussion management programs.

In 2013, he launched the Concussion Support Network based on his recognition that there was a great need for a system to help provide emotional support and connection for those individuals who have suffered brain injuries and concussions.


Concussion Support Network

National Concussion Management Center

Roy has presented concussion education and training programs to the following groups and many others.

  • Retired Professional Football Players of Chicago
  • Evanston Wildkits
  • Niles West High School
  • GCG Financial 
  • Albany Park Community Center
  • Players University
  • Bo Jackson Elite Sports
  •  Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association
  • National Indoor Facilities Owners
  • Illinois Bone & Joint
  • Marquette University Law School
  • Warady & Davis
  • University of Wisconsin Founder’s Day
  • Schaumburg Park District