BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – School districts across Central Florida are now requiring student-athletes to get an electrocardiogram and a physical before they can take to the field or the court.
The local nonprofit Who We Play For is spearheading the movement. The nonprofit was started by a group of former Brevard County soccer players who watched their teammate collapse and die from sudden cardiac arrest.
The organization’s executive director, Evan Ernst, sat down with News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth to talk about his group’s mission on this episode of “The Weekly on ClickOrlando.com.”
Warmoth was also joined by News 6 reporter and Satellite Beach native Molly Reed, who explained why Who We Play For is a movement close to her heart.
For more information on Who We Play For, click here.