NAERA

Tony Beam
Executive Director

Phone: (717) 317-2143

tbeam.naera@gmail.com

WHO WE ARE

NAERA (National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association) is an association of athletic equipment reconditioners whose mission is to increase awareness and acceptance of high quality athletic equipment reconditioning / recertification (where appropriate). Particular emphasis is directed towards reducing the risk of injury for athletic event participants. Members are licensed by NOCSAE to recertify football, lacrosse, softball/baseball helmets, and face guards.

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   NAERA NEWS   

NAERA (National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association), NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) and helmet manufacturers would like to inform you of reconditioning and recertification recommendations for football, lacrosse, baseball and softball helmets.

September 18, 2019

HYDRA

NAERA Recertification and Reconditioning Recommendations

NAERA (National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association), NOCSAE (National
Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) and helmet manufacturers
would like to inform you of updated standards associated with reconditioning and
recertification of football, lacrosse, baseball and softball helmets.

November 21, 2018

HYDRA

NAERA Recertification and Reconditioning Recommendations

On January 1, 2017 NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) put into effect standard 6.1.1. Based on this new standard, NAERA (National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association) recommends every football helmet should be reconditioned annually.

October 20, 2017

MYKONOS

NAERA Statement Regarding NOCSAE Standard 6.1.1

This press release is to clarify NAERA’s responsibility to our customers regarding “After Market Enhancements” placed in or on helmets being reconditioned/recertified to NOCSAE standards in NAERA facilities.

March 18, 2013

MYKONOS

After Market Enhancements

NAERA members were recently in Knoxville, TN to take part in technical training at Southern Impact Research Center (SIRC). They also learned about new products from vendors and were able to see old friends in the reconditioning industry.

August 28,. 2019

HYDRA

Summer Meeting 2019 – Knoxville, TN

NAERA recently held its Summer meetings in Lake Tahoe CA.  At our meetings NOCSAE licensed NAERA members share information and work together to provide safe and clean athletic equipment to the nations athletes.  

September 4, 2018

HYDRA

Summer Meeting 2018 – Lake Tahoe, CA

Letter written as our notice of recommendations. Click to download the letter.

October 20, 2015

MYKONOS

Notice of NAERA Recommendations

Effective beginning the 2012 reconditioning season NAERA members will not recondition/recertify any helmet: football, softball, baseball, or lacrosse helmet 10 years of age or older. The 10 years shall be determined by the manufactures date of initial season of use. 

July 24, 2012

MYKONOS

10 Years or Older Helmets

NAERA members had a jammed packed 3 days at the 2019 NAERA winter meeting in Tempe, AZ. Members were able to take advantage of manufacturer training, a liability insurance presentation, new vendor product information and fellowship with the leaders in the sports equipment reconditioning industry.

March 3, 2019

HYDRA

Winter Meeting 2019 – Tempe, AZ

NAERA recently held their Winter Meeting in Key Largo, FL. As shared information, ideas and fellowship were in abundance.

March 28, 2018

SANTORINI

Winter Meeting 2018 – Key Largo, FL

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment has voided the manufacturers’ NOCSAE® certification for the Warrior Regulator and the Cascade Model R lacrosse helmets.

November 24, 2014

MYKONOS

NOCSAE Voids Certification of Two Lacrosse Helmet Models