Due Diligence

Due Diligence


By John Engh

NAYS Executive Director

Lawsuits in youth sports is an issue that understandably stirs fear and anxiety among administrators these days, but it is an important subject in which those in the industry need to be educated.

Just in the last couple years I have seen a string of lawsuits covering a variety of ages and sports. There was a youth football program where two coaches – one for older kids, the other overseeing a younger team – decided to run a practice together. One of the younger players was injured while being tackled by an older, bigger boy, and the city, league administrator, and coaches from both teams were all named in a lawsuit.

To continue reading NAYS Executive Director John Engh’s column, which appears in the February issue of Parks & Rec Business magazine…

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