First Tee’s Youth Safety Policy
First Tee and its chapters are committed to creating and maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all participants and individuals affiliated with the organization. As part of our commitment, all employees, coaches, volunteers and board members will complete a background check before working with our youth. In addition, all employees, coaches, volunteers and board members will be required to complete the Safe Sport training program.
Safe Sport Act Compliance
First Tee is committed to fully complying with all elements of The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and SafeSport Authorization Act of 2017 (the “Act”), which was enacted to curtail and prevent abuse found at various youth sports organizations by elevating the standard of care by which sports organizations must act. As part of its compliance efforts associated with the Act, First Tee adopted the following SafeSport Policy for itself and all chapters. First Tee – Indiana coaches and volunteers are required to pass a background check and complete the SafeSport training.
First Tee recognizes individuals may be reluctant to report an allegation of misconduct and strives to remove as many barriers to reporting as possible. As such, anonymous reports may be made by email: [email protected].
The Parent Safe Sport toolkit gives you the necessary Safe Sport Information for your athlete and is broken up by age group specific to your child.