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Screening/Safe Sport Policy

Screening - Safe Sport Policy 2020-21

NYSAHA Screening & Safe Sport Policy 2020-21

Updated 6/15/20

The New York State Amateur Hockey Association, in compliance with the United States Center for Safe Sport 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 Safe Sport training.

Screening is now being conducted by USA Hockey.

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. 

Safe Sport The USA Hockey Safe Sport training program is available to all USA Hockey registered coaches, officials, employees and volunteers at no cost.  Safe Sport training and Refresher training is valid for one season. 

Click here>>> https://www.usahockey.com/safesporttrainingto register for Safe Sport 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 Safe Sport Coordinator as a member of their Board of directors.