Monitoring and Supervision: PNAHA

Affiliates shall have an Affiliate Safe Sport Coordinator responsible for monitoring compliance with the USA Hockey Safe Sport Program in all programs of the Affiliate.

Affiliates shall require that all Member Programs, as a condition of such program being a member of the Affiliate and being considered a sanctioned USA Hockey program, must execute and deliver an agreement (which may be included within the Affiliate’s other agreements with such Member Programs), under which the Member Program agrees to comply with all Safe Sport Policies of the USOPC, the USCSS and USA Hockey.

Affiliates shall monitor Member Programs so that all programs require that all program personnel 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.

Affiliates shall monitor Member Programs so that all programs require that all program personnel that will have regular contact with or supervision over minor Participants are 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.

Affiliates shall require that all Affiliate personnel have received all required training and have been screened as a condition of holding that position.

Affiliates 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, and shall monitor and supervise the Local Programs to help ensure all such reports are made.

Affiliates shall on a monthly basis notify USA Hockey of any alleged violations of Safe Sport policies, including the results of any investigations, hearings or other proceedings within their Affiliate.

Affiliates shall conduct regular reviews of (a) all Affiliate officers, board members, staff and volunteers, and (b) all officers, board members, staff and volunteers of each Member Program within the Affiliate, to confirm that all persons in the Affiliate and Member Programs that are required to complete Safe Sport Training or a background screen have done so prior to such persons having authority over or regular contact with Minor athletes.

On or before September 30th of each season, Affiliates shall require and receive from each Member Program a certification of the program’s compliance with the USA Hockey Safe Sport Program. USA Hockey shall provide the form of certificate by Member Programs.