Risk Management/KidSafe Policy:
VYSA requires that all VYSA personnel and personnel of member clubs and leagues submit a VYSA Risk Management / KidSafe Application, whether it is a paper copy or an electronic version. Personnel includes, but is not limited to, all coaches, assistant coaches, trainers, other team officials, board members, staff, and volunteers, whether paid or unpaid.
VYSA KidSafe Background Check Policy
Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporting Law: Individuals, 18 years and older, who are associated with, employed or volunteer with a sports organization or team are required to report as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours after having a suspicion of, a reportable child abuse or neglect offense. The Department's toll-free child abuse and neglect hotline: 1-800-552-7096. You can find more information here.
Procedures for Running Background Checks:
Background Check Procedures for Recreational Clubs
Spreadsheet for Recreational Coaches KidSafe Information
If you do not know your club's account number please email Eileen at the State Office.
Background Check Procedures for Travel Club Risk Management Coordinators
VYSA Online Risk Management/KidSafe Application
VYSA Confidentiality Policy
VYSA Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement
VYSA Code of Conduct for Coaches
VYSA KidSafe Compliance Form - To be completed by a club official and submitted to the State Office