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Wyoming Amateur Hockey League - Background Screening

Thank You For Participating in Wyoming Amateur Hockey League Background Screening

A few notes before beginning the process:

The safety of its participants is of paramount importance to the Wyoming Amateur Hockey League & USA Hockey. This includes not only on-ice safety, but also off-ice safety in any part of our programs. The Wyoming Amateur Hockey League has long had systems in place to protect its participants from physical abuse, sexual abuse and other types of abuse and misconduct that can be harmful to youth hockey players. These include without limitation Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Screening, Locker Room Supervision and Hazing Policies, in addition to Codes of Conduct applicable to administrators, coaches, officials, parents, players and spectators.

An Important part of our SafeSport program is the volunteer background screening, which has been in place for many years. The Wyoming Amateur Hockey League & USA Hockey’s screening policy includes a set criteria for which a person may be disqualified and prohibited from serving as an employee or volunteer of Wyoming Hockey/USA Hockey. Under the policy, the Wyoming Amateur Hockey League will not authorize or sanction any employee or volunteer who has routine access to children unless that person consents to be screened and passes a criminal background screen conducted by the Affiliate or USA Hockey.

The new background screening will be good for two seasons. The new screening scans a wider range of local and national databases and is processed much quicker than our old system. We are confident this new program will better protect your children and provide a thorough check for all those submitting. There will be a $16 cost to process your background screening. The fee will be collected through the website when you enter your information.

The following persons be screened in accordance with this policy:

1. Members of the Wyoming Amateur Hockey League Board of Directors

2. Local Association / Club administrators and board members

3. Coaches

4. Team managers

5. Officials

6. Locker room monitors

7. Team bus/van drivers (unless professional transportation companies are used)

8. Travel chaperones

9. Billet Families

10. Anyone with routine access to youth participants

Screening Process

1. Click below and submit screening criteria

2. Screens will be submitted to 3rd party screening provider. Data is highly secure and encrypted.

3. Candidate will receive confirmation email upon submission.


Tom Keegan

Risk Manager

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