League Official
Annual League Responsibilities

Resource Guide - Risk Management

October 28, 2016


Little League’s most valuable asset are the people, making the operation of a safe and healthy program the top priority. Always considering the well-being of the players, volunteers, and fans, Little League has diligently developed a series of resources that can make the experience positive and memorable. Use of these Risk management tools will make your league safer.

1. Little League® Insurance Programs

The AIG Group Insurance Program is specially designed for chartered Little Leagues to create affordable protection for all eligible participants and lower program costs to local leagues. Leagues may purchase their insurance from any outside source, but the Accident Insurance and General Liability Insurance must, at a minimum, include comparable limits and scope of coverage to that provided by the AIG group insurance program for Little League®.

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2. How to Submit an Accident Insurance Claim

Notification of a claim for an eligible member under the league’s Accident Insurance should be filed with Little League International within 20 days of the incident. Once we receive the complete claim form, the claimant will be assigned a claim number for any information that is submitted for the accident. The claim form should be submitted as soon as possible so we can begin a record of the accident and then the claimant can submit all itemized bills (includes procedure and diagnosis codes) from the medical providers as well as any primary insurance explanation of benefits (if applicable) for any treatments for the accident.

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3. How to Submit a Crime Insurance Claim

The following information includes the process for filing a crime claim if the league is enrolled in the Crime Insurance for the current season. Please put in writing a short narrative of what took place; include the date of loss and the date of discovery. Please attach a police report including the phone number and address of the police department so that the insurance carrier can correspond with them. Also attach proof of ownership and proof of value of those items stolen. This can be canceled checks or cash receipt. If the items were donated, please obtain the value from a retailer. If the loss was sustained by a volunteer embezzlement, then you can do an in-house audit, and provide a copy when submitting your claim.

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4. Frequently Asked Insurance Questions

Here are a few frequently asked insurance questions and answers that a District Staff and local Board of Directors should be aware of.

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5. The ASAP Program Is the Blueprint for League Safety

Little League® Baseball and Softball is often the first few pages of a person’s lifelong scrapbook. At the field, the players play, coaches coach, and families cheer, but it’s the Board of Directors that is responsible for making that experience safe and healthy for us all.

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6. Little League® Background Screening Process

As a condition of service to the league, all managers, coaches, Board of Directors members and any other persons, volunteers or hired workers, who provide regular service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with players or teams, must complete and submit an official “Little League Volunteer Application” to the local league president.

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7. Frequently Asked Background Check Questions

Here are frequently asked background check questions and answers that a District Staff and local Board of Directors should be aware of.

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8. Risk Management Downloads

Please reference these risk management resources that will help your local league with insurance, ASAP, background checks, and more.

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