this program was initiated to provide indemnity in the case
of a death of a junior high or high school athlete, whose
head coach of the sport in which the death occurs, is a
members in good standing of the THSCA. The program currently
grants $3,000.00 for the death of an athlete when said death
is caused by participating in any University Interscholastic
League sanctioned sport, if an accident occurs in a game,
scheduled practice or off-season athletic class, under the
supervision or a regularly employed coach. This program has
since been extended to include both Private and Parochial
student athletes. Since inception, this program has provided
over $206,000 in assistance to families of deceased
Did You Know?
the Permanent Injury Program, the Memorial Benefits
Program and the Benevolence Fund the THSCA has gifted
nearly $1,150,000.00, to players and coaches of Texas.