Travel Ball: Pros, Cons, Injuries and Insurance

 

 

Travel ball rebounds from COVID

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the youth sports market in the United States was a $19 billion industry, according to a study by WinterGreen Research. Youth travel sports have rebounded from the impact of the pandemic. They now account for a significant segment of the market.

Youth sports travel teams are composed …

Read More »

Horror Stories About What Can Go Wrong

Serious lawsuits and injuries can happen in your sports organization.

Ask yourself: Are you fully protected?

Our sports insurance clients file a large number of small to medium sized claims. But, we often hear “horror stories” about serious lawsuits and injuries. Besides being an insurance advisor, I am also an attorney and I know how these “horror …

Read More »

Youth Sports Misconduct Extends To Social Media

And includes cyberbullying

The excitement of a new school year brings enthusiasm for the beginning of many youth sports seasons. As competitions get underway, coaches, activity directors and athletic staff also may become aware of instances of bullying and cyberbullying.

Children’s sports team coaches and athletic staff may be surprised to learn that the fundamentals of sportsmanship …

Read More »

Club Sports Insurance

SADLER CLIENT CELEBRATES NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

UofSC Club Sports men’s lacrosse team climbs to the top after overcoming funding obstacles

In May, a second-straight national championship win was within the grasp of the University of South Carolina men’s lacrosse club team. But to compete for the title, they had to cough up $20,000 in travel costs. The trip to Round Rock, Texas …

Read More »

2022 Insurance Program Released for American Youth Football

The gold standard that is the envy of the competition

The American Youth Football and American Youth Cheer endorsed insurance provider, Sadler Sports Insurance, released the new 2022 insurance program for teams /associations /conferences on May 6, 2022. Online enrollment will be available on May 6, 2022.

The 2022 program is, once again, the gold standard in …

Read More »

situational awareness

Situational Awareness Reduces Risk at Sports / Entertainment Events

Preventing tragedies at concerts and other public events starts with situational awareness

The recent deaths of ten people at an Astroworld concert have brought the discussion of safety and accountability at crowded events to the forefront of the event industry. People have pointed fingers at performer Travis Scott, as well as security staff and the concertgoers …

Read More »

Injury to Knee Results in Costly Lawsuit Against Fitness Center

An injury could lead to litigation. Know how to protect yourself and your gym.

Picture this scenario: You open a gym. It’s going great. People are flocking to work out. Your vision for creating a community that fosters health and wellness is coming to fruition. You hire the best personal trainers who take the time to know …

Read More »

Saliva Test To Detect Sports Concussions Could Be Available Soon

Biomarkers in saliva test indicate head trauma

New research out of the University of Birmingham in England has found biomarkers the saliva test available can detect concussions in men. These results for men are within minutes. The biomarkers showcase how the body reacts and changes to head trauma hours and days after the initial incident.

The University …

Read More »

heart health amateur athletes

Athlete Study: No Connection Between COVID And Heart Issues

A recent athlete study published in the Circulation Journal of the American Heart Association in April of 2021 shows little evidence or direct connection to college athletes who have had Covid-19 and heart-related issues. Those findings suggest that once students recover from Covid-19, they can safely return to play without additional treatment or testing.

Why is …

Read More »