1. Get your clearances! There are 4 that you need.

- PA Child Abuse https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

- PA Criminal Check https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

- FBI Check (Only if you have lived outside of PA in the last 10 years) 


- Concussion Training - (takes about 30 minutes) https://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/index.html


2. Once you have the clearances in PDF form, you can take the steps to upload them.

- We are using a new service to monitor and track our coach clearances. It takes 5 minutes and is mandatory. Make sure you have the PDFs are in separate files on the computer you are using before you start.

Go here: http://www.backgroundmanager.com/

Click on: Giant Green Button "Start Background Check"

Enter Organization Code: hvaa

Follow the steps.


3. Upload all of your clearances and your concussion certificate to Background Manager at 

Go here: http://www.backgroundmanager.com/


I know it seems like a lot, but it really takes very little time to comply with everything and the clearances are good for 5 years.