ISI Professional Membership

Professional membership ensures that ISI coaches have successfully passed a background check. Continuing education is provided to current members so that they remain up to date on ISI skating requirements and passing standards. ISI’s many diverse competition event categories allow coaches to broaden their creativity when working with skaters eager to compete in ISI events.

Who Can Be an ISI Professional Member?

Individuals who are 16 years or older and derive income from performing, teaching or coaching ice skating or ice hockey.

  • Skating Instructor/Coach
  • Hockey Instructor/Coach
  • Skating Director
  • Hockey Director

*Individuals that are 16 or 17 years old will have an additional consent form to facilitate the background check. This is required to be filled out by a parent or guardian.

Annual background checks are required for ALL professionals regardless of age. 

This background check does not included a search on your credit history. 

Professional Membership & Liability Registration

All current ISI Professional memberships and liability insurance* must be renewed by Sept. 1 to maintain coverage.

ISI’s insurance benefits are the best in the industry – more coverage at a lower price – plus, ISI policies continue to meet all other association requirements with an extended term of July 1 through Aug. 31 of the following year.

This is an outstanding offer for prospective ISI Professional members too, so do your friends a favor and tell them all about it

To purchase a Professional Membership or Professional Membership with Liability Insurance* click on one of the buttons below.

If your Professional Membership is current and you would like to add Liability Insurance you must request a “Liability Insurance Form” from the ISI national office.


Annual background checks are required for ALL professionals regardless of age. Your professional membership is pending until a background check has been cleared. Please note that this background check does not included a search on your credit history. 

Liability Coverage Summary

Professional Members –

General Liability and Accident Policy

Who is protected?

Current ISI Professional member coaches who have applied for ISI Professional Liability insurance coverage and paid the appropriate fee.

Additional Insured: Coverage as an “Additional Insured” may also be afforded to skating facilities owned by cities, municipalities, school districts or private parties. Coverage for Additional Insured’s must be requested.

Covered Activities: Instruction of figure skating/hockey skating and related instruction, such as; conditioning, ballet, harness training, and in-line skating.

Commercial General Liability

Limits of Liability              $1,000,000           Per Occurrence

$5,000,000                        General Aggregate (Per Instructor)

$1,000,000                         Personal and Advertising

$1,000,000                         Products Completed Operations Aggregate

$300,000                            Fire Damage

$ Excluded                          Medical Payments

$500,000                            Per Occurrence Sexual Abuse

$1,000,000                        Sexual Abuse Aggregate (Per Instructor)

$1,000,000                        Instructors-Professional Occurrence

$1,000,000                        Instructors-Professional Aggregate

Coverage: Accident Insurance

Maximum Amounts: $25,000 Accident Medical Expense Benefit, (Excess basis)

  • $1,000 Deductible amount per accident
  • $250 Dental Limit per tooth per accident
  • $10,000 Accident Death & Dismemberment Benefit
  • $100,000 AD&D, Aggregate Limit per Accident

*** Note – Coverage excludes all commutation/travel to and from.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Jennifer Carlsen - Membership Assistant