Donegal Baseball & Softball Association: Coach Clearances

Wednesday, February 15
Required Coach Clearances

Only those volunteers with all clearances on file will be permitted to coach or assist in coaching for DBSA teams. PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL CLEARANCES. - Keep originals for yourself and mail copies to:

DBSA

PO Box #583

Maytown, PA 17550

Attn: Coach Clearances

PA state law requires that we have on file 3 clearances (valid for 60 months) for any volunteers having direct contact with children:

1- PA criminal Background History: This can be obtained at https://epatch.state.pa.us. Fill out all requested information and make payment. You should then be able to print the certificate immediately. Click on the Control # to print certificate. Print 2 so you can keep one for your own records or other use.

2- PA Child Abuse History Clearance: This can be obtained at www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis. Create an account, be sure to remember your log on information. Fill out all requested information and make payment. This may take 2 weeks. You will receive an e-mail to let you know when the certificate is ready for you to go back into your account to print 2.

3- FBI Criminal History (through finger prints): This can be obtained for $27.50 at https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm. Fill out the requested information and make payment. Print the applicant registration with your ID number. Take this form to a fingerprint location. Your certificate will come in the mail in a few weeks. Make a copy to submit. Keep your original.

** If you wold like to use this for school volunteering as well, be sure to Choose the option with PACS# Volunteer. Direct any questions to the school.

Please submit copies of your clearances as soon as possible. Keep the originals for your records.

Please mail copies of your clearances to: DBSA PO Box 583 Maytown, PA 17550 Attn. Coach Clearances

PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL CLEARANCES.