NCYS has developed the minimum industry standard for youth-serving organizations when establishing its own policies to protect the interests of youth participants.

The NCYS Recommended Guidelines, 3rd Edition

Best Practices in Nonprofit Youth-Serving Organizations

Identifying the right staff and volunteers to work with youth athletes is one of the most important business decisions youth organizations will make. The guidelines have been updated as safety in youth sports continues to evolve and expand with notable legislative and policy activities.  The best practices provide policies and procedures guidance so organizations can protect themselves and the youth they serve.

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