As a benefit of membership, soccer players, coaches, officials and other registered members receive excess participant accident medical and liability insurance coverage for their Covered Activities of US Club Soccer via the Insurance Office of America, Inc. (IOA), as outlined below. This information covers the insurance coverage policy period of August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023.
This page is only a summary of the policy benefits, terms and conditions, and does not alter, broaden or limit coverage in any way.
This policy provides coverage for accidental medical injuries incurred by Insured Persons, while participating in Covered Activities of US Club Soccer. This is a full excess policy, meaning insurance is payable in excess of any other valid and collectible health plan or insurance in force at the time of the accident causing injury. All medical bills need to be processed through your primary insurance plan prior to submission to the claims administrator, A-G Administrators, Inc. to be eligible for coverage, medical and/or dental expenses must be incurred within the Benefit Period.
If you are covered by another full excess insurance policy (such as through a state association or other U.S. Soccer Member Organization) that is applicable during the time of injury, this policy will respond to eligible expenses on a 50/50 split with the other full excess insurance policy.
Schedule of Benefits / Policy Limits (per claim):
|Benefit Period:||52 weeks from date of injury|
|Incurral Period 1st Expense:||90 days|
|Accident Medical Maximum Benefit Amount:||$200,000 per injury|
|Deductible corridor per claim:||$500 (payments by other insurance does not reduce this deductible)|
|Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit limit:||$5,000 principal sum|
Coverage limitations exist for some benefits.
Description of Covered Persons:
All registered members of the Policyholder, including youth players, coaches, volunteers, managers and other staff members, and affiliate officials as approved by the Policyholder. Also, prospective registered members of the Policyholder participating in approved tryouts.
Registered members and volunteers are covered when participating in the following covered activities:
Notable Exclusions (complete list of exclusions and limitations available via the Policy):
No coverage is provided for:
This description of coverage summarizes the provisions of the U.S. Fire Insurance Company Participant Accident Medical policy issued to US Club Soccer. Should there be any discrepancy between the policy and this description, policy provisions will prevail.
These policies provide general and excess liability coverage for Named Insureds for the Covered Activities of the Association.
|Coverage:||Limit of Liability:|
|Liability – per occurrence:||$6 million ($2 million general liability + $4 million excess liability)|
|Liability – policy aggregate (per sanctioned event):||$8 million ($4 million general liability + $4 million excess liability)|
|Participant Legal Liability:||$2 million|
|Products/Completed Operations – aggregate:||$2 million|
|Damage to Rented Premises:||$2 million (does not apply to individual member organization offices)|
|Personal & Advertising Injury:||$2 million|
|Sexual abuse/molestation:||$2 million each occurrence|
|Medical payments (to non-participants):||$5,000 any one person|
Who is Covered:
National Association of Competitive Soccer Clubs (dba US Club Soccer), and its Member Organizations, Member Teams, Member Players, Member Coaches, Member Managers, Member Staff, Officials and staff/representatives are Named Insureds but only for liability arising directly from participation in an event or activity sanctioned or approved by US Club Soccer.
Certificates of Insurance:
Liability certificates of insurance will be issued on behalf of member organizations to facility and field owners who need proof of coverage. Please visit the Certificates of Insurance (COI) web page for more information.
Notable Exclusions or Limitations:
The usual Standard Commercial General Liability policy exclusions apply, such as Worker’s Compensation, Nuclear Energy, Communicable Disease (including, but not limited to, COVID-19), Pollution and Lead; also, use of trampolines and fireworks is excluded. Coverage for Communicable Disease is excluded. No coverage is provided for parents, coaches or volunteers using any automobile to transport team members or volunteers to any practice, game or activity.
This description of coverage summarizes the provisions of the Accredited Surety and Casualty Company, Inc. Commercial General Liability policy issued to US Club Soccer. Should there be any discrepancy between the policy and this description, policy provisions will prevail.