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Breaking down concussion insurance

What's available for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union

Posted: Thu Aug 09 20:46:44 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Aug 09 20:46:44 PDT 2018

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- we shared that concussion insurance is available for student athletes participating in i-h-s-a-a sports...but many times that does not include female athletes. concussion insurance-vo-1 lowerthird2line:breaking down concussion insurance mason city, ia the iowa girls high school athletic union does not offer the headstrong concussion insurance. so students playing volleyball and softball are not currently protected. but we're learning today that union does provide free catastrophic coverage for all injuries - aside from concussions. mason city high school volleyball coach curt klaahsen is in favor of adopting a program similar to the zero cost headstrong insurance....xxx concussion insurance-sot-1 lowerthird2line:curt klaahsen mason city high school volleyball coach "we've heard a lot about football with people being concerned about it, but the coaches and administrators, officials, everybody making it as absolutely safe as possible. that doesn't mean that things can't happen, but things have come in long way just in the last 10 years and i'm sure in the next 10 years, it's going to become even more safe." we did reach out to union executive director jean berger...who says that the iowa girls high school athletics union is assessing their options for insurance coverage for all of their member schools. /
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