Background Clearance Information


If you are interested in coaching, whether as an assistant or head coach, in addition to registering on Team Snap, you MUST submit 3 MANDATORY clearances. Once you receive all 3 back from the issuing authorities, send them to with your first initial, last name and “clearances” in the subject line. Example - "P. Mackanin Clearances”. All clearances MUST be received before February 19, 2017 so please start the process immediately; some clearances take weeks to be issued.


Click here to register on Team Snap

The three background checks required are:

1. PA State Police Criminal Record Check
Follow the instructions; be sure to save a copy of the certification form for your records.

If you prefer to submit the request via mail click here. Written requests may take up to 4 weeks to process. 


2. PA Child Abuse History Clearance

Create a new account and follow the instructions.  Be sure to save a copy/request a hard copy for your records, 

3. FBI Criminal Background check

If you have been you have been a resident of the state of PA for 10 or more years, you may execute an affidavit in lieu of fingerprinting. Here is a link the to affidavit:


which you must print, sign and have notarized which you can have done at your local bank. Additionally, TD Bank will notarize the affidavit for free, with a branch manager/assistant present! Visit them at:  212 East Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
If you have NOT been a resident of the state of PA for 10 or more years, you will need to submit your fingerprints to the FBI for a criminal background check. There is a fee associated with this check.
Click here to be redirected to the Department of Human Services to register and begin the fingerprinting process.


Please email all clearance documents at one time to Emily Remphrey, Registrar at as set forth above.


DID I???

·         Register as a Coach on Team Snap

·         PA State Police Background Check

·         PA Child Abuse History Check

·         FBI Criminal Background Check or Affidavit of 10 year Residency in Pennsylvania

·         Email all clearances to before February 19, 2017