Monitoring and Supervision: Local Programs

Member Programs and their administrators shall monitor their program and enforce compliance of its teams with the Locker Room Policy, One-on-One Interactions Policy, Travel Policy, Athletic Training Modalities Policy, Social Media and Electronic Communications Policy, and Billeting Policy.

Member Programs shall monitor their personnel so that the program’s coaches, officials, program administrators, and other adult Participants that will have regular contact with or supervision over minor Participants, have completed the required training in accordance with the Education and Awareness Training Policy.

Member Programs shall monitor their personnel so that all coaches, officials, program administrators, and other adult Participants that will have regular contact with or supervision over minor Participants, have been properly screened in accordance with the USA Hockey Screening and Background Check Policy prior to such persons beginning in their position or otherwise having regular contact with or supervision over minor Participants.

Member Programs shall promptly address any reports of abuse and misconduct, and make all such reports as are required under the USA Hockey Safe Sport Program or applicable law.

Member Programs shall report to the applicable Affiliate Safe Sport Coordinator on a monthly basis any alleged violations of Safe Sport Policies and the results of any investigations, hearings or other proceedings within their program.

Member Programs shall conduct reviews and evaluation of their program, and program and team personnel, to monitor and promote compliance with the USA Hockey Safe Sport Program.

Member Programs shall at least annually report and provide information as required or requested to the applicable Affiliate and/or Affiliate Safe Sport Coordinator on the Member Program’s compliance with the USA Hockey Safe Sport Program, including without limitation to confirm that all coaches, administrators and other adult Participants that will have regular access to or supervision over minor Participants have completed the required Safe Sport Training and background checks as a condition of their participation.

USA Hockey Safe Sport Handbook