Background Screening PolicyUpdated Friday December 2, 2016 by AYHA.
The New York State Amateur Hockey Association, to which AYHA is sanctioned, in order to be in compliance with the Affiliate Aggreement with USA Hockey, has institued 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 player, i.e. teams that are 19& under.
AYHA also requires all board of directors, and all volunteers with access to data/information (e.g. addresses, phone numbers etc.) to complete background screening as per this policy.
Please see the attached documents to see if you need to be re-screened for the current season.
IF YOU ARE NOT ON THE ATTACHED LIST, YOU NEED TO COMPLETE SCREENING OR RE-SCREEN.
YOU MUST RE-SCREEN IF YOUR LAST BACKGROUND SCREENING DATE WAS IN 2014 OR PREVIOUS YEARS.