In the world of youth sports, safety should always come first. It is important that those who are involved with youth sports organizations – whether it be coaches or volunteers – undergo a background check to keep athletes safe. The process of obtaining a background check can be daunting and time consuming. Thanks to TeamLinkt’s partnership with Certn, the process has become a lot easier and faster! By leveraging the power of technology and data, this partnership helps create a safer and more secure environment for youth sports teams across the US and Canada. In this blog post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about obtaining background checks during youth sports registration. Additionally, we will discuss how TeamLinkt’s partnership with Certn can help save you time and effort.

1. Why are background checks important during youth sports registration?

Background checks are important during youth sports registration to ensure the safety of all those who are involved in youth sports. For example, it is important to know if a coach or volunteer has a criminal record or a history of violence. This information helps youth sports organizations make informed decisions about who they allow into their programs, with the goal of keeping everyone safe.

2. How does Certn work?

Certn is a company that specializes in online background checks and puts safety first. They provide detailed national criminal record checks for US and Canada-based coaches and volunteers. Certn’s platform directly connects risk-relevant data from reputable databases & registries to your records. This enables them to provide accurate reports with the industry’s shortest turnaround times. 

Their process is quick, affordable, and comprehensive. With Certn, you can choose from a variety of different checks including criminal record checks, reference checks, and driver’s abstracts. The process is 100% online and results are typically available within hours.

3. How does TeamLinkt’s partnership with Certn benefit youth sports organizations?

TeamLinkt has partnered with Certn to make the background check process as easy as possible for youth sports organizations. TeamLinkt offers a feature that allows sports administrators to set up background checks for coaches and volunteers during the registration process. This means that all coaches and volunteers can undergo a background check with no extra effort from the youth sports organization. Once the check is complete, the organization can quickly and easily view the results within the TeamLinkt platform.

4. How much does it cost?

The cost of a background check varies depending on the type of check that is needed. With Certn – you’re guaranteed the best rates.  The coach or volunteers typically pays for the cost of getting the check. However, some youth sports organizations may choose to cover this cost for their coaches or volunteers – or even split it.

5. How can you ensure the privacy of sensitive information?

Data breaches and hacks are becoming increasingly common in today’s digital age. It is important to choose a background check provider that takes privacy seriously. Certn has designed their platform with user privacy in mind. Sensitive information is protected using state-of-the-art encryption techniques. Additionally, the company undergoes regular security audits to ensure the safety of their platform.

TeamLinkt’s partnership with Certn makes the background check process easy, affordable, and comprehensive. With this partnership, youth sports organizations can ensure that all coaches and volunteers undergo a background check with no extra effort on their part. This helps keep everyone, especially the young athletes, safe  – and ensures that only those who should be involved in youth sports programs are allowed to participate. If you’re a youth sports administrator looking to obtain background checks during youth sports registration, TeamLinkt’s partnership with Certn as easy and quick as possible!

Read more on this topic here: The Importance of Background Checks In Youth Sports and How TeamLinkt Makes The Process Easy!