Background Checks


National Center for Safety Initiatives

National Pop Warner strongly recommends the National Center for Safety Initiatives for background checks on prospective Association Head Coaches.

Working in close partnership with the National Council of Youth Sports and its member organizations, the Center will significantly and positively impact the level of safety for the youth in our country. Our solutions are designed to take the burden off youth serving organizations, letting them focus on what they do best, while we help to implement proven policies, procedures and training that will better protect the children.


The National Center for Safety Initiatives offers unique and effective solutions to some of the most complicated issues facing youth serving organization today… how to better protect our youth while navigating through an increasingly complex maze of ethical, legal and financial challenges.



State of California – Megan’s Law
Website of the Office of the Attorney General (California), which lists information on registered sex offenders.