Insurance for Hockey Teams & Leagues
Playing and coaching ice hockey, especially at the youth and amateur adult levels, can carry certain risks and potential injuries. Some common injuries in ice hockey include muscle strains, sprains, and bruises, as well as more serious injuries such as concussions and fractures. The fast-paced and physical nature of the sport can also increase the risk of injury to the neck, spine, and head.
One of the main risks of playing and coaching ice hockey is the risk of concussion, which can occur as a result of a blow to the head or body. Concussions can range in severity, but all concussions should be taken seriously and treated appropriately to prevent long-term effects. Other serious injuries that can occur in ice hockey include broken bones, torn ligaments, and spinal cord injuries.
eSportsInsurance offers insurance coverage for a number of ice hockey activities, including youth ice hockey teams, ice hockey leagues, ice hockey clubs, ice hockey training programs, and other ice hockey organizations.
Hockey League Coverage Types
Our General Liability and Accident Medical policies are specifically geared toward youth ice hockey activities.
General Liability Insurance for Hockey
The General Liability policy provides coverage for claims and lawsuits alleging bodily injury or property damage. This includes serious injury or death of an ice hockey player, coach, volunteer, or spectator or property damage to a facility or location rented or occupied by an ice hockey organization.
Learn more about General Liability insurance coverage here.
Accident Medical Insurance for Hockey
The excess Accident Medical Insurance policy helps pay for out-of-pocket medical costs for an injured participant, coach, volunteer or manager. Injuries do happen when participating in youth and adult amateur sports and activities, and the Accident Medical Insurance policy can keep injured parties from facing a serious financial burden due to medical bills from an injury.
Learn more about Accident Medical Insurance coverage here.
The History of Hockey
Hockey is a sport that has a long and storied history. It is believed to have originated in the early 19th century in Canada, where it was played on frozen ponds and rivers by local communities. The first organized game of hockey was played in Montreal, Quebec in 1875, and the first professional hockey league was formed in the early 1900s.
Over the years, hockey has grown in popularity and is now played in countries all around the world. The National Hockey League (NHL) is the premier professional league in North America, and it features teams from the United States and Canada. The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is the governing body for international hockey, and it organizes tournaments such as the Winter Olympics and the IIHF World Championship.