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The Mariemont Recreation is committed to the safety of our athletes.  In compliance with the National Center for Youth Sports and our Insurance Carrier all Coaches for the Mariemont Recreation Association will complete a national background screen through NCSI.  NCSI will have the final determination of all applicants; applications will not be reviewed on an individual basis. 

Privacy as well as the safety of our players is our number one concern.  Only The MRA President, MRA Treasurer and the President of each sport will be able to access the reports.  Social Security Numbers & other personal information will not be available to the committee.

NCSI Criteria for Ineligibility To Coach

  • A “red light”/inability to coach will be issued when the following appear on an individual's background screen.  This will be solely handled by NCSI.
    • Reportable convictions for, disclosures of convictions for, and pending dispositions for any of the following criminal offenses, or registrations will prompt a determination that an applicant does not meet the criteria for participation to serve in any capacity for the Mariemont Recreation Association :
      • R1. Any felony and any crime punishable by confinement greater than one year.
        • a. Defined on the basis of exposure for the offense for which the defendant was convicted, pled guilty, pled nolo contendere or which is pending a disposition. If pled down, then the crime for which the defendant ultimately was convicted.
        • b. Defined as all crimes punishable by greater than one year in jail or prison, regardless of how characterized by jurisdiction. If range, alternate sentencing, or indeterminate sentencing, outer range greater than one year.
      • R2. Any lesser crime involving force or threat of force against a person.
      • R3. Any lesser crime of a sexual nature or classified as a sex offense including but not limited to “victimless” crimes of a sexual nature such as prostitution, pornography, indecent exposure; and crimes in which sexual relations is an element.
      • R4. Any lesser crime involving controlled substances (not paraphernalia or alcohol).
      • R5. Any lesser crime involving cruelty to animals.
      • R6. Any sex offender registrant.
      • R7. Any lesser crime involving harm to a minor.
  • Inability to coach will be enforced if an applicant does not disclose items on the background report.
  • Inability to coach will be enforced if a current coach does not report police contact related to the “red light” items.