Coaches: please keep a copy of this document in the event of an emergency.
Background Clearances for Team Volunteers
The state of Pennsylvania requires several background checks for those who will be working with children. There are various requirements based upon what capacity you'll be serving in, and how long you've been a Pennsylvania resident.
If you are a volunteer, over the age of 18 and have lived in PA for over 10 years:
If you previously provided these clearances to the club and they are still valid, you do not need to re-submit them to the club. For example, if you obtained the clearances that are valid for 5 years in 2015 and submitted them to the club in 2015, you do not need to submit them again until 2020.