NCYS partners with AIG to honor organizations that implement promising practices and policies that protect young people by promoting responsible health, wellness and safety.

AIG: Celebrating 100 Years

AIG is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 100 countries and jurisdictions.  AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services in the United States.  AIG helps its clients reduce accidents and injuries through targeted risk management and advocacy programs.

AIG works with more than 5,000 athletic organizations and sport camps, providing participant coverages, risk management services and liability insurance.

AIG & NCYS – Presenters of the STRIVE Award

NCYS and AIG present the STRIVE Award for Organization of the Year. Criteria for selection includes demonstrating a heartfelt passion and a commitment and a contagious spirit for helping young people succeed in youth sports activities while maintaining a commitment to established safety procedures. This award praises organizations’ commitment to young athletes’ health, wellness and safety, demonstrating to young people that it is possible for Sports to Teach Respect, Initiative, Values and Excellence without compromising safety.

Potential STRIVE Award winners must commit to at least three health and safety initiatives that promote protection in addition to using the NCYS gold standard criminal background screening process.