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Sadler Simple Risk Management for Sports Organizations


Appoint Risk Management Officer (RMO) to Set Up and Manage Plan

Selection and Duties of Sports Risk Management Officer (Coming Soon)
How to Implement a Risk Management Program (for administrators only) (includes video)
How to Create An Effective Risk Management Program Without Increasing Liability

Choose High Quality Insurance

7 Critical Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Sports Insurance
Horror Stories About What Can Go Wrong
Sports Organization Insurance Coverage Checklist
Recreation Department Insurance Checklist
General Liability Concerns for Sportplexes
Liquor Liability For Sports Organizations
“Semi Pro” Adult Tackle Football Coverage Needs

Contractual Transfer of Risk to Other Parties

Are Waivers Worth the Paper They are Written On
Electronic Signatures of Waiver/Release Forms
Sample Waiver/Release Form – Minor
Sample Waiver/Release Form – Adult
Emergency Information/Medical Consent Form
Image Release Form
Before You Sign the Facility Lease Agreement
Collecting Certificates of Insurance from Vendors
When Hosting Tournaments Transfer Risk to Visiting Teams

Avoid or Mitigate High Risk Activities That Are Not Essential to Your Mission

Swimming Outings
High Risk Fundraising Activities/Devices (Coming Soon)
Serving of Alcoholic Beverages

Child Abuse: Sex/Physical/Emotional/Bullying/Hazing/Harassment

Safe Sport Act Applies to Most Amateur Sports Organizations
Types of Criminal Background Checks
Does Your Criminal Background Check Vendor Measure Up?
Criminal Background Check Vendors
Volunteer Application (Word Doc)
Sadler Safe Sport Child Abuse and Other Misconduct Risk Management Plan
Sadler Short Form Child Abuse Risk Management Plan
Abuse Awareness Training for Minors (Ages 4-12)
Abuse Awareness Training for Minors (Ages 13-17)
NAYS Bullying Prevention Training
Abuse/Molestation Awareness Training (for administrators and staff)


Brain Injury/Concussion

Interactive Concussion State Law Map
Concussion Awareness Risk Management Plan
Concussion Awareness Risk Management Plan (Football)
CDC Online Training Course
NAYS Concussion Training Video
CDC Parent/Athlete Concussion Fact Sheet
SC Independent School Assn (SCISA) Concussion Policy
Seahawks Football Tackling Resources

Other Serious Risks

Lightning Safety and 30/30 Rule
Bleacher Risk Management
12- and 15- Passenger Vans
Managing the Charter Bus Risk
Heat Illness: Avoidance and Prevention
Guide to Preventing Heat Stroke Death in Youth Tackle Football
Parade Float Risk Management
Swimming Outings

Most Common Risks

Improper Supervision and Instruction
Facility and Equipment Problems (coming soon)
Improper Sport Injury Care
Food Handling Checklist for Sports Concession Stands

Document Retention in Event of Litigation

How to Easily Organize Sports Risk Management Docs in Cloud

Written Risk Management Plan Templates Pulls Together Above

Basic Risk Management Awareness Plan (Word Doc)
Broader Risk Management Awareness Plan for Local Sports Organizations
Sample AYF/AYC Risk Management Awareness Plan (Football/Cheer)
Sadler Safe Sport Child Abuse and Other Misconduct Risk Management Plan
Concussion Awareness Risk Management Plan
Concussion Awareness Risk Management Plan (Football)
Sports Risk Management Awareness Training (for administrators and staff) (includes video)