PA Child Protection Laws & Clearances
Coaches and Referees, in order to work or volunteer with children, you are required to obtain clearances which may include the following:
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance;
- Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check; and
- Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check
Background Information and Websites
Note: When completing the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance please choose Create Individual Account.
EPYSA Risk Management Application
In addition to the PA Child Protection Laws & Clearances, the EPYSA Risk Management needs to be completed too.
Safety comes first, help minimize the risks for concussions. All coaches must complete the online training and testing.