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By Kelly Biever, 12/04/13, 4:00PM CST


What is SafeSport?

SAHA is committed to creating a safe and positive environment for its participant’s physical, emotional, and social development and to ensure that it promotes an environment free from abuse and misconduct.  As part of this commitment SAHA will be following the recommendations and guidelines defined in the USA Hockey SafeSport Program Handbook.   Any questions or concerns should be directed to SAHA's SafeSport coordinator.

SAHA SafeSport Web Page:


SafeSport Policies are designed to address the following types of abuse and misconduct:
· Sexual Abuse
·Physical Abuse
·Emotional Abuse
·Bullying, Threats and Harassment

Refer to the USA Hockey SafeSport Program Handbook for complete definitions of these abuses and misconducts. 

In the event that any SAHA member observes any of the above described abuses and or misconducts it is the member’s personal responsibility to immediately report their observations to the SAHA's SafeSport coordinator.  In addition the member must also consider reporting suspected child physical or sexual abuse to appropriate law enforcement authorities.  SAHA has a ZERO TOLERANCE for abuse and misconduct.

For the latest information on SafeSport, please refer to USA Hockey's website: