Click on the Adjudication/Background Screening Criteria link to understand the basis for the background screening checks for ASHA adult coaches (and volunteers).
On February 14, 2018 the “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017” was signed into law and became effective immediately. This new federal law aims to prevent sexual abuse in youth sports creates standards for all youth sport organizations, including programs offered by local leagues, churches, schools, camps, and non-profits. The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 includes requirements for prevention training, prevention policies, and mandatory reporting. We ask that members work with their registered team to ensure compliance.