British Ice skating coaches insurance

British Ice Skating Coaches Insurance Cover

As part of your membership to British Ice Skating, 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.

Find relevant documentation below:

Further details of the insurance cover can also be found below.

When does cover operate?

The Liability insurance operates when you are taking part in any coaching activity recognised/authorised by British Ice Skating as advised to the insurers including but not limited to singles, pairs, dance and synchronised skating and long & short track skating disciplines, British Ice Skating approved off ice training and mentoring of assistant coaches.

Personal accident operates whilst participating in any authorised activity of the insured anywhere in the world including direct travel to and from any authorised activity of the insured within Britain.

The British Ice Skating annual policies run from 1 March 2020 (or such late date as licence is certified) to 28 February 2021 (or expiry date of licence).


How to make a claim

It is important that all incidents that may give rise to a claim, however minor, are reported to Bluefin Sport (British Ice Skating's insurance broker) as soon as possible after the event.

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

Liability insurance
Personal Accident insurance

As an affiliated coach of British Ice Skating you receive combined liability insurance with AXA XL.

This policy will cover the cost of defending yourself against a claim if you are held responsible for loss, damage or injury to someone else or their property, including as a result of negligent coaching advice.

Liability cover includes:

  • Public liability – Accidental bodily injury to third parties and/or damage to third party property arising out of the insured activities
  • Professional indemnity – Cover for negligent acts, errors or omissions in respect of a professional opinion, including injury following tuition, advice, coaching or instruction, against claims made during the period of insurance
Cover is provided for up to £10 million for public liability and professional indemnity and operates worldwide if you are taking part in a recognised British Ice Skating activity.

For proof of your Insurance cover please click here.


British Ice Skating has arranged Personal Accident cover for you which includes the following benefits:

  • Accidental death and capital benefits - £10,000.
  • Permanent total disablement - £50,000.
  • Physiotherapy - Up to £500.
  • Broken bones - Up to £200.
  • Dental and optical expenses - Up to £500.
  • Hospitalisation - £50 per day up to 365 days.

For a full list of the benefits provided to you please view the Aviva schedule. Please note that the schedule must be read in conjunction with the policy wording.

About Bluefin Sport

Bluefin Sport is a specialist division of Marsh Ltd with dedicated teams across the UK offering insurance broking and risk management advice to the world of sport.

Our clients' activities extend across the world of sport from the largest professional organisations in the UK, including some of the best known names, right through to grassroots level.

If you have any queries about the insurance arranged for British Ice Skating or require additional insurance, please do not hesitate to contact us.