USA Hockey SafeSport is the organization's program related to off-ice safety.
From the SafeSport site: "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. These include without limitation Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Screening, Locker Room Supervision and Hazing Policies, in addition to Codes of Conduct applicable to administrators, coaches, officials, parents, players and spectators. The USA Hockey SafeSport Handbook is intended to update and collect USA Hockey’s various policies to protect its participants from all types of misconduct and abuse."
USA Hockey SafeSport Training Information
Hutchinson Hockey Association
Safesport Training needs to be complete by the time you take the ice. You will NOT be allowed on the ice until the course is taken.
The SafeSport Training and Refresher Training are each valid for one (1) season.
As of January 1, 2018, all relevant individuals who need to be SafeSport certified or are seeking recertification will need to complete the new SafeSport training, which features updated content. Once you have completed the new Core SafeSport course, there will be a Refresher course available to recertify.
You need to complete training if you hold one of the following positions:
Steps for SafeSport Training:
Coach In Chief, Player Development Committee