british American football ASSOCIATION insurance


Bluefin Sport are the appointed insurance broker to the British American Football Association (BAFA). This web page sets out details of the insurance provided as part of your membership and how to report an incident.

Who is covered?

This cover only applies to registered members of the BAFA.

  • Players
  • Coaches

When does cover operate?

  • For all activities relating to American Football recognised / authorised by BAFA.
  • The annual policies run from 01 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.

What are the insurance benefits?

As part of your membership to British American Football Association, you automatically receive the benefit of the association’s Public Liability and Group Personal Accident insurance.

To understand what these covers are, and to see the main terms and conditions that apply, please make sure you refer to the policy summary and policy wording documentation below: 

Evidence of Cover
Personal accident benefits schedule
Liability policy wording
Personal accident policy wording

Public liability
Employers liability
Professional indemnity
Officers and committee liability
Personal accident

Cover for clubs and/or members if they are found to be legally responsible for causing bodily injury to third party (such as a member of the public or another member) or for damage to a third party’s property.

Provides cover in respect of claims made against the BAFA affiliated club for injuries caused to an employee of the club arising out of and in the course of their such employment (including volunteers).

Cover to protect a BAFA affiliated club or coach for claims made against them which allege that a third party has suffered an injury or financial loss caused by a negligent acts, errors or omissions during coaching activities.

Provides cover for claims made directly against individuals at a BAFA affiliated club e.g. officer, committee member, director and/or trustee for alleged wrongful acts in connection with the club affairs.

Cover for members if they are accidentally injured when participating in a sanctioned activity or event, or whilst taking part in a club organised training activity.  The covers also apply during a club organised social event.

For full details of the benefits please view the policy summary.

Making a claim

It is important that all incidents that may give rise to a claim, however minor, are reported to Bluefin Sport as soon as possible after the event.

Please email all incidents to sport@bluefinsport.co.uk or telephone 0345 872 5060 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm).

Other insurance

Every sports club has specific needs, which means that a standard insurance policy may not fit everyone. To make sure you are appropriately covered, our myClubinsurance policy can be built around your particular needs. Whether you require stand-alone liability cover or full buildings and contents protection, the policy can be adapted.