Risk Management

Below are printable documents and web links to assist your organization in educating board members, coaches, volunteers, and players about various risk exposures faced by amateur sports organizations.  It is very important that board members and officers communicate safety policies and procedures to all of their members to ensure a safe environment for their players.  Proper risk management policies will aid in preventing and mitigating the severity of potential claims.

Soccer Goal Safety

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Soccer Guidlines
Goal Alert

Kwik Goal – Safety First Program

Goal Safety Booklet

Concussion Awareness & Safety

CDC Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
CDC coaches concussion PDF
CDC Heads Up Online Training Course for Coaches
aHead of the Game by AIG
AIG Concussion fact sheet PDF

Sexual Abuse Prevention

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse within Youth-Serving Organizations
Victim Grooming: Protect Your Child from Sexual Predators

Sports Injury Prevention

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Inflatable Bounce House Safety

Child Injury Prevention Alliance
Inflatable-Bouncer Safety Factsheet PDF

Lightning Safety

National Weather Service
Lightening Safety PDF

Dehydration and Heat Illness

Parents’ and Coaches’ Guide to Dehydration and Other Heat Illnesses in Children
Gatorade Heat Illness Prevention Tips


Sample Release of Liability