What is USA Hockey SafeSport? USA Hockey Safe Sport is the organization’s program related to off-ice safety. USA Hockey 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 and other participants.
How long is USA Hockey SafeSport training? A person must first take the course known as “Core Center for SafeSport Training,” which is taken online and takes approximately 90 – 120 minutes to complete. After that a “Refresher Course” is available each subsequent year for a person that has completed the Core Center for SafeSport Training.
What is a SafeSport violation? SafeSport requires coaches to report emotional and physical misconduct, such as hazing, bullying, stalking, and harassment, to the athlete’s NGB.
What is a SafeSport certificate? SafeSport ® Trained Core
A comprehensive 90-minute overview of facts, principles, and strategies to help you provide safe and positive sport environments. Units include: Sexual Misconduct Awareness and Education. Mandatory Reporting. Physical and Emotional Misconduct (including bullying, hazing, and harassment)