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

- Disclosure Form http://www.epsarc.org/Portals/0/FBI%20Disclosure%20Statement


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


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



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. Send the concussion certificate to Brad Sorkin (hvaapride@yahoo.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.