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PA State Clearances

Clearance and Concussion Training Requirements

In addition to signing up with CHYSC, all coaches with CHYSC will be required to submit to a background check in accordance with PA law.  Also, all coaches need to complete an online concussion training course, emailing the Certificate of Completion to the club.

Details for clearances can be read at Governor Wolf has instituted a fee waiver for volunteers.  There are three documents that need to be completed

1. Child Abuse History Clearance – 

2. Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check – 

and either:

Signed Disclosure Statement (10+ yr continuous PA residents)


If you have not lived in Pennsylvania for the last 10 years, you would need to do an FBI check in lieu of the Signed Disclosure Statement.

The FBI check would not be free.

Concussion Training Link is here:

Here is the link to upload your clearances and concussion training documents:

Clearances are good for 5 years.   Concussion training must be done yearly.