Membership

CHSCA Membership Benefits

1. Eligible for Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
2. Eligible for CHSCA Coach of the Year selection
3. Eligible for National High School Hall of Fame
4. Eligible for National High School Coach of the Year
5. Eligible to nominate any of your players for All-State
6. Eligible to nominate any of your players for All-Star game participation
7. Eligible to vote for All-State team in your sport
8. Eligible for Gold Pass upon retirement
9. Eligible to coach in any state All-Star game
10. You have the opportunity to nominate your assistant coach for Assistant Coach of the Year
11. You have the opportunity to vote on surveys dealing with your sport changes or rule changes
12. Eligible to serve on sports committees
13. Eligible to serve on any national high school board or sports committee
14. Eligible to nominate players for academic All-State
15. Eligible to nominate players for CHSCA $1,000.00 scholar/athlete scholarship
16. Ability to register for CHSCA annual All-Sports Clinic at member rate.  


On behalf of the CHSCA, we would like to ask you for your help in registering new coaches as members of our organization. Current members have been mailed their membership application. If the school pays for their membership, they should give the forms to you to mail with a school check. These forms are for new members. Some of the privileges and benefits are listed as a thoughtful reminder of what is available to them:

1. As a member you are covered by a one million dollar general liability insurance policy. o You are also covered in the classroom if you are a teacher.
2. Special liability and medical rates are available for your summer camps because of our national insurance program.
3. Your membership card serves as a ticket of admission to athletic events in most high schools throughout the state, with the exception of CIAC tournaments.
4. It provides for dual membership in the National High School Athletic Coaches Association and as such, makes you eligible for national as well as state honors (Coach of the Year, Hall of Fame).
5. Each member has the opportunity to go on our website and view our enlarged, beautiful newsletter which comes out three times a year. Go to www.cthssports.com.
6. You are eligible for a gold membership upon retirement with 28 years of membership.
7. The Association sponsors the recognition dinner, Hall of Fame dinner, clinics, All-Star games in boys and girls basketball and soccer, baseball, softball, field hockey, volleyball, lacrosse and ice hockey.
8. The Association sponsors interstate All-Star competition in baseball, softball and field hockey.
9. The Association helps to coordinate and sponsor All-State banquets for all sports.
10. The CHSCA will be sponsoring coaches re-certification seminars for your convenience.
11. The CHSCA grants several $1,000.00 scholarships annually to scholar-athletes in our state.


Insurance Benefits

GENERAL LIABILITY PROGRAM
Coverage is provided to your State Association and Members through the Commercial General Liability Policy issued to the National Organization of Coaches Association Directors.

CARRIER
Lexington Insurance Company
(”A” A.M. Best)

POLICY PERIOD
August 1, 2012 until August 1, 2013

LIMITS OF INSURANCE
$1,000,000 – Each Occurrence
$1,000,000 – General Aggregate
$1,000,000 – Products/Completed Operations
$1,000,000 – Personal & Advertising Injury
$100,000 – Fire Damage
$25,000 – Sexual Abuse (per member)
     Excluded – Medical Payments
Educators Protection Plus (classroom coverage)

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