About Sadler & Company

Sadler & Company has specialized in insuring sports and recreation organizations since 1957. Operating in all 50 states, we presently insure over 15,700 local and over 30 national sports organizations through various special programs. Our history and experience are important because sports and recreation insurance is not something that can be mastered overnight.

Sadler & Company was founded by John M. Sadler in 1946. His son John M. Sadler, Jr. became president in 1989 and decided John M. Sadlerto concentrate on the needs of local sports and recreation organizations. Sadler graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 1983 with degrees in insurance and finance. Sadler also graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1986 and is licensed to practice law by the S.C. Bar. In addition, Sadler holds the Certified Insurance Counselor professional designation and has gained real-world experience by serving as national risk manager for 10 national sports organizations.

Sadler is the national sports insurance and risk management faculty member for the Academy for Youth Sports Administrators (AYSA), which is a division of the National Alliance For Youth Sports (NAYS). Sadler designed the courses and teaches sports insurance and risk management to over 500 recreation professionals each year.

Sadler also serves on the Medical and Safety Advisory Committee of USA Baseball.

 5 Reasons to Choose Sadler & Company

  1. Lowest prices available anywhere for quality coverage. Our large volume of sports and recreation clients translates into substantial buying power in the marketplace to negotiate the lowest prices and best coverages on your behalf.
  2. Protect your volunteers from losing everything in a lawsuit. All insurance policies aren’t created equal. Nationally, over 90% of all sports and recreation insurance policies contain fatal coverage flaws that leave you dangerously exposed. All of our special programs have been designed to meet or exceed certain minimum recommendations.
  3. We’re easy to do business with. Our fully-trained staff is people oriented and we provide small company service and flexibility with big company sophistication. Coverage can be bound immediately on our online enrollment forms or by fax upon receipt in our office of your fully completed enrollment form and faxed check. See how to apply for coverage immediately by fax.
  4. Prompt and fair claims payment. No more disgruntled participants and complaints about claims not being paid. Our claims administrators are carefully selected and monitored based on their actual performance.
  5. Professional advice. Read our free reports on the website. None of our competitors offer the same high quality, user friendly risk management materials. Our clients can also consult with John Sadler about their concerns.

These Claims are Backed Up by a Recent Survey in which 97% of Clients Grade Our Overall Performance as “A.”