NYSAHA Screening & SafeSport Policy 2020-21
The New York State Amateur Hockey Association, in compliance with the United States Center for SafeSport and USA Hockey’s Affiliate Agreement, requires that all persons that have; regular contact with or supervision over minor participants, are responsible for enforcing child abuse and misconduct policies, are adults that have regular contact with authority over minor participants, adults in managerial or supervisory roles, new and current employees and/or volunteers, consent to be screened and complete SafeSport training.
Screening– for the 2020-21 must be accomplished using USA Hockey’s background screening partner, NCSI. Successful screening results are automatically included in USA Hockey’s Registration database.
The Direct Link is http://www.usahockey.com/backgroundscreen
Screening is valid for two seasons. If you screened after April 1, 2019, it is still valid this season.
SafeSport - The USA Hockey SafeSport training program is available to all USA Hockey registered coaches, officials, employees and volunteers at no cost. SafeSport training and Refresher training is valid for one season.
Click here>>> https://www.usahockey.com/safesporttrainingto register for SafeSport training. You will be asked to select your membership type (USA Hockey) and then enter your First and Last Name, USA Hockey confirmation number or your officials (referee) number.
It is required that all associations identify and include one SafeSport Coordinator as a member of their Board of directors.
All association Presidents are required to submit the combined 2020-21 Screening /SafeSport Certification Form by October 15th, 2020. Please email your completed Certification Form to >>> firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information below has been updated for the 2020-21 season:
Valid List of 2019-2020 Screened Volunteers
Association Screening Certification Form 2020-21