The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and the National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI) collaborate to help ensure the safety of today's youth athletes.

National Center For Safety Initiatives

Families trust us to find volunteers and coaches who create fun, educational and safe environments for their athletes. NCSI helps to protect youth sports organizations and their athletes by providing streamlined background screening including, in-depth identity verification, local and national criminal searches, identity verification and searches of Sex Offender Registries.

NCSI has become the leader in youth-centered background screening solutions, providing the “Gold Standard” in protection for individuals and organizations. Through in-depth investigations, NCSI goes beyond a standard database-only search to ensure that all applicants are thoroughly screened before they work with children and communities.

NCSI:  Trusted to Protect

Originally founded in partnership with the National Council of Youth Sports, NCSI has one goal – to protect vulnerable populations. Today, NCSI is trusted by thousands of youth sports organizations, faith-based organizations, city and county agencies, park and recreation departments, and over 50 national governing bodies to provide training, education and comprehensive volunteer background checks.

NCSI is the only background screening company endorsed by National Council of Youth Sports and licensed to use the publication, NCYS Recommended Guidelines, 2nd edition, The Gold Standard of Best Practices for Background Screening and Managing Risk In Nonprofit Youth-Serving Organizations©.