FAQs for Coaches

A comprehensive list of frequently asked questions are listed below.

If you have a query not covered by the list below please contact Howden on 0121 698 8061.

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As a coach, where does my insurance cover me?

You are covered to coach in any recognised Rounders England activity. The cover provided is worldwide.

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Why do I need Professional Indemnity cover?

Professional indemnity provides cover following negligent advice. If you are a coach this cover will protect you in the event that an injury results from a negligent act or ommission in your coaching.

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Why do I need Libel and Slander cover?

There have been cases of members of sports clubs and teams having disputes. Posts on websites and contained in emails could be potentially libellous, for example, and this section of cover may protect you if it is alleged that you have defamed someone else.

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What should I do if an incident occurs whilst I am coaching?

If someone is injured or their property is damaged whilst you are coaching you should report the details to Sofia Hussain at Howden on 0121 698 8042.

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Why do I need a £10m limit of indemnity?

We believe that £10m is the minimum amount of cover to provide you with peace of mind in the event that you were held responsible for causing a catastrophic injury to someone. We have already seen sports related claims that have exceeded £10m.

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