The MPSSAA requires that at least one person be trained in CPR/AED at each school sponsored sporting event and strongly recommends that coaches are trained in CPR/AED.
COMAR 13A.05.05.09 states one certified person in CPR shall be available on site at all school sponsored athletic events. COMAR 13A.05.10.03 states each county board shall develop and implement a high school AED program which shall require, at minimum:
(1) one AED on site in each public high school, which shall be available for use at each school-sponsored athletic event (includes practice and scrimmages);
(2) one individual trained in the operation and use of an AED present at each school-sponsored athletic event (includes practice and scrimmages). It is strongly recommended that all coaches complete a course in CPR/AED.