All coaches and volunteers that have routine contact with the players must be screened.
NY State Hockey Manadates the following:
As stated in the USA Hockey SafeSport handbook, each coach, volunteer or employee who has regular, routine or frequent access to youth participants must have a background screening completed. ALL persons needing the Background Screening are required to register with USA Hockey.
Non-U.S. citizens and/or non-permanent residents will be responsible for any additional fees to undergo an international screening under this process. The Background Screening application must be completed before you begin working with your Member Association.
The screening procedure governing adults age 18 and over, who have routine access to participant members under the age of 18, shall be adhered to by all Associations. The following screening deadlines and procedures will be strictly enforced:
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