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Insurance for Sports Coaches

If you are a Sports Coach looking for suitable and affordable Public liability insurance and/or Business insurance for your sports coaching activities you may have come to the SMART place.

As specialist insurance brokers, we are all business about sports, and through our connection with specialist underwriters, we may be able to find suitable insurance for your sports coaching activities , including protection for public liability , property damage , and breach of duty of care .

Depending on the sport your coach , whether you are a part time or full time coach, and the age and number of participants different underwriters may have an appetite to cover you– which will directly impact on the terms and price they offer. With certain sports coaching activities – whether you are after cover for yourself individually as a coach , or for your sports coaching business that employees a team of coaches - terms and prices can vary significantly.

What may sports coaching public liability insurance cover?

Public liability for your Sports Coaching activities or Sports Coaching business may be able to offer you protection for bodily injury, property damage and advertising injury.

  • Cover for property in your physical or legal control for upto $500,000 Member to member liability for many sports
  • Participation liability on many sports
  • Principals indemnity
  • Up to AUD $20,000,000 Indemnity Limit may be available

(The information provided in this website indicative of features and benefits , it does not contain the full terms, Definitions, Exclusions, Excess or Endorsements. Cover can vary significantly from insurer to insurer and is subject to change over time. Please call your SMART business insurance broker on 1300 542 573 for more information)

What other business risks should sports coaches consider insurance for ?

Sports Coaches should also strongly consider insurance for the following risks:

  • Professional Indemnity – Upto $10,000,000 AUD limit of indemnity to protect against breach of duty
  • Management Liability - Upto $10,000,000 AUD limit of indemnity to cover Directs and officers of Sports Clubs. This cover may provide protection against Dishonesty damages, Employee and O H & S complaints. ( A String consideration for Sports coaching businesses that employ coaches)
  • Equipment eg. Sports equipment, catering and storage equipment
  • Cyber insurance-
  • Commercial vehicle insurance

What type of sports coaches may be covered ?

SMART business insurance may be able to source affordable and suitable insurance protection for coaches in a large variety of sports including many that are listed below.

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Calisthenics
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dance Sports
  • Disabled Sport
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Roller Sports
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • And More…..

Smart business insurance PRO tip: The SPORT you coach not listed above ? Don’t worry; there are many other types of SPORTS coaches, that can be covered. Please call your SMART business insurance broker on 1300 542 573 and we will see if we can help.

Sports coaching insurance brokers

For more information or a quote on insurance for your sports coaching activities please call us on 1300 542 573 to TALK to a friendly SMART Insurance Specialist, or email us as at

1300 542 573

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