NYSAHA SCREENING POLICY
The New York State Amateur Hockey Association, in order to be in compliance with the Affiliate
Agreement with USA Hockey, has instituted a policy to screen coaches, on-ice officials and volunteers who have contact with players, whether girls or boys, under the age of 18. This includes players and coaches who are over 18 playing or coaching on teams containing under 18 year old players, i.e. 19 & Under Women’s teams.
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1. Click or paste this link to your browser:
2. Then clink on: United States Volunteer Begin Screening
United States Volunteer Package $23.00
ALL SCREENING CERTIFICATE NUMBERS MUST BE TURNED IN TO SUE PALMER BY OCTOBER OF THE CURRENT YEAR EITHER BY MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL. FAILURE TO DO SO CAN SUSPEND YOU AS A COACH/MANAGER.
•Please make sure your name is on the certificate or if emailed to me the name and certificate #.
•Any coaching staff must comply : "Coaching Staff" consists of those adults who routinely come into direct contact with a "youth" players. Therefore, any parent who fits this description must be screened. Coaches/Managers are to gather these screening certificates and send in also.
•Minors under 18 who assist on teams are not to be screened.
•An adult not directly and routinely interact with the players do not require screening.
Examples,: score keepers, schedulers, carpooling.
Please keep a copy of the Certificate #, this Certificate # will be asked for every 2 years so we can
re-certify you as coaches/mangers.