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Athletic Teams

"Members of a school athletic team" include: (Education Code 32220)

1. Members of any extramural athletic team engaged in athletic events on or outside school grounds

2. Members of school bands or orchestras, cheerleaders and their assistants, pompom girls, team managers and their assistants, and any student selected by the school or student body organization to directly assist in the conduct of the athletic event, including incidental activities, but only while such members are being transported by or under the sponsorship or arrangements of the district or the district's student body organization to or from a school or other place of instruction and the place at which the athletic event is being conducted

Insurance for members of school athletic teams shall provide coverage for injury arising while students are: (Education Code 32221)

1. Engaging in or preparing for an athletic event sponsored or arranged by the district or student body organization

2. Being transported by the school district, or under its sponsorship, to and from the school and place of the athletic event

(cf. 3530 - Risk Management/Insurance)

(cf. 3541.1 - Transportation for School-Related Trips)

(cf. 3543 - Transportation Safety and Emergencies)

(cf. 5141 - Health Care and Emergencies)

(cf. 5141.6 - School Health Services)

(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

Injuries arising while students are engaged in community recreational activities pursuant to Education Code 10900-10914.5 are excluded. (Education Code 32222)

The district shall offer for medical and hospital expenses resulting from accidental bodily injury a group or individual medical plan with accidental benefits of at least $200 for each occurrence and major medical coverage of at least $10,000, with no more than $100 deductible and no less than 80 percent payable for each occurrence. (Education Code 32221)

The district requires each student participating on a school athletic team to have insurance protection in the amount offered by the district. (Education Code 32221)

Prior to participating in athletic activities, each member of an athletic team shall provide proof of insurance coverage to the Superintendent or designee.


approved: December 20, 2012 Castro Valley, California