In order to participate as a Head Coach, Assistant Coach, or Team Manager on any CGAA team (Traveling and In House) we are required to collect the following information in order to perform a background check annually.

This background check will access a number of databases in order to provide the information required to approve you, protect the Association, conform to our insurance requirements, conform to the City of Cottage Grove guidelines and protect our players.

Please be as complete as possible in providing the requested information. Your actual name must be used - nicknames or abbreviated versions are not acceptable for the purpose intended. There must be some information in each field to proceed with registration. If there is no information to provide insert "none" in the field.

Convictions of any of the following crimes will mean that you are NOT eligible to be a Head Coach, Assistant Coach or Team Manager for any CGAA team.

  • Murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Any assault against a minor
  • Felony Level Assault
  • Criminal Sexual Assault
  • Arson
  • Prostitution related crime

AND/OR

Any of the following Child Abuse Crimes committed against a minor victim, constituting a violation of Minnesota Statues Sections:

609.185

Murder in the First Degree

609.221

Assault in the First Degree

609.222

Assault in the Second Degree

609.223

Assault in the Third Degree

609.224

Assault in the Fourth Degree

609.322

Solicitation, inducement and promotion of prostitution

609.323

Receiving profit derived from prostitution

609.324

Other prohibited acts of prostitution

609.342

Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree

609.343

Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree

609.344

Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree

609.345

Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Fourth Degree

609.352

Solicitation of children to engage in sexual conduct

609.377

Malicious punishment of a child

609.378

Neglect or endangerment of a child

152.021, subd. 1,(4)

Controlled Substance crime in the First Degree

152.022, subd. 1,(5)

Controlled Substance crime in the Second Degree

152.022, subd. 1,(6)

Controlled Substance crime in the Second Degree

152.023, subd. 1,(3)

Controlled Substance crime in the Third Degree

152.023, subd. 1,(4)

Controlled Substance crime in the Third Degree

152.023, subd. 2,(6)

Controlled Substance crime in the Third Degree

152.023, subd. 2,(7)

Controlled Substance crime in the Third Degree

152.024, subd. 1,(2)

Controlled Substance crime in the Fourth Degree

152.024, subd. 1,(3)

Controlled Substance crime in the Fourth Degree

152.024, subd. 1,(4)

Controlled Substance crime in the Fourth Degree

 
NOTICE

As the subject of a Child Protection Act background check, your rights include:

  • To be informed that CGAA or organizations associated with CGAA will request this check for becoming or continuing as an employee or volunteer and to determine whether you have been convicted or any of the specified crimes;
  • To be informed of the BCA's response and obtain a copy of the report from CGAA or organizations associated with CGAA;
  • To obtain from the BCA any record that forms the basis for this report;
  • To challenge the accuracy and completeness of any information contained in the report;
  • To be informed whether CGAA or organizations associated with CGAA have denied your application because of the BCA's response and not to be required to pay the cost of the background check.

Your having provided this information to complete registration electronically binds you to the terms specified with the same force and commitment as if you had signed the document manually. 

By completing the form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the potential reasons for disqualification.

 

The password to complete is:

cgaacoach2019

 

Background Check ONLY 

No cost

*Required for ALL on-field personnel - Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Managers


 

The Background Check is valid for one softball season, and needs to be renewed annually.  IF you coached for another sport within CGAA in the same year the background check may be transferable.