September 15, 2020

Athletic Organization Insurance: Considering the Options

{Sponsored} Preparing for any sports event comes with a long to-do list, and purchasing insurance can sometimes fall off the radar. However, signing up for coverage requires careful consideration and should never be a last-minute decision. Choosing a...

September 18, 2019

Double Coverage: A coach and trainer’s guide to insuring your camps and clinics

{Sponsored} When high schools or school districts host camps, clinics or tryouts, many (if not all) are covered by the school or district’s designated insurance policies. But when it comes to individual coaches or trainers hosting any of these sam...

April 24, 2019

Navigating the Insurance Jungle

{Sponsored} The last thing coaches, athletic directors and other administrators want to worry about during games or events is insurance coverage. It can be tricky to parse the complex language in policies and it is a must that coaches, schools and ad...

September 8, 2017

Wyoming providing concussion insurance for high school athletes

Every high school and middle school student participating in a Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) sponsored activity will now be covered by concussion insurance. The WHSAA purchased a policy for all of its student participants, a...

May 5, 2017

Wisconsin to offer concussion insurance to student-athletes

Wisconsin this summer will become the fourth state to offer concussion insurance to student-athletes, the state's athletic association announced. Every athlete in grades six through 12 at a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) m...

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October 26, 2016

N.J. legislators to introduce student accident insurance bill

New Jersey lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would require the state's public schools to carry insurance for students who participate in extracurriculars. The absence of student accident insurance at some school districts means athlete...

August 24, 2015

Michigan offering free concussion insurance to prep athletes

Junior and high school athletes in Michigan will now be covered by concussion insurance, offered free of charge by the state athletic association. Michigan becomes the first state to offer free concussion insurance to its members. Montana announc...

June 24, 2015

Montana high schools to provide concussion insurance for athletes

All Montana high school student-athletes and cheerleaders will be covered by concussion insurance beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the state athletic association has announced. Coverage will include practices and competitions sanctioned by ...