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British American Football Association insurance zone


Marsh 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 to 30 September each year.

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: 


Insurance covers included

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

Personal Accident Claims:

To make a personal accident claim, you must complete the personal accident form and return this to Aviva Insurance :-


Aviva Insurance, 4th Floor, The Observatory, Chapel Walks, Manchester, M2 1HL

Liability Claims:

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

For any legal liability claim, please email any correspondence to marshsport@marsh.com or telephone Marsh Sport on 0345 872 5060 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

Require assistance?

Please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated sports team for guidance and support with BAFA insurances. Our opening hours are 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.