NCADA: ONE VISION, ONE MISSION, ONE GOAL, ONE TEAM
14 Legal Duties of Athletics
Over the past 30 years, through thousands of lawsuits, the courts have defined and continued to define the legal duties of the coach. These duties may change as sport litigation continues unabatedly over the years. The NIAAA, NFHS, the Coalition of Americans to Protect Sports and the National Association for Sports and Physical Education all recognize these fourteen duties. Your fourteen legal duties are:
Duty 1: Properly plan the activity.
Duty 2: Supervise the activity closely
Duty 3: Provide a safe physical environment.
Duty 4: Evaluate athletes for injury or incapacity