Is my child’s coach background checked and/or certified?


All coaches and any adult affiliated with a Juniors team/club MUST be a member of USAV/NERVA and as such undergoes a mandatory background screening every two years using a national database.  One way to ensure your coach is certified is to check the roster for the team and confirm his or her name is displayed correctly.  Also,  at a minimum  coaches must attend a 4 hour “IMPACT” class (Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory) hosted by the region.  Coaches may also possess additional accreditation   You should check directly with your club to inquire.

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