NYSAHA Screening - SafeSport Policy 2018-19
Screening-The New York State Amateur Hockey Association, in compliance with the USA Hockey Affiliate Agreement, employs a policy to screen district coaches, on-ice officials and volunteers who have regular, routine or frequent access to minor-age players, whether girls or boys, under the age of 18. Screening must be accomplished using NYSAHA’s background screening partner, Commercial Investigations LLC.
Note: At this time, CI screening data does not automatically update USA Hockey Registration data. Associations are encouraged to check the valid list of 2018-2019 Volunteers Screened for verification.
SafeSport - The USA Hockey SafeSport training program is available to all USA Hockey registered coaches, officials, employees and volunteers at no cost. To begin SafeSport training, Click here.You will be asked to select your membership type (USA Hockey) and then enter your USA Hockey confirmation number or your officials (referee) number and last name.
It is mandatory that that both screening certification and SafeSport qualifications be completed prior to participation with a NYSAHA association. Screening certification and SafeSport training are each valid for two (2) seasons. Thus, if you took the training during the 2017-18 season, it is valid for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.
Association Presidents are required to submit the combined 2018-2019 Screening /SafeSport Certification Forms by October 15th, 2018. "Please email your completed Certification Form to firstname.lastname@example.org".
The information below has been updated for the 2018-2019
Association Presidents are required to submit the combined 2017-2018 Screening /SafeSport Certification Forms by October 15th, 2018.