Massachusetts requires all youth sports organizations to complete CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) checks on all volunteer coaches. The checks must be done by a city/town department or person in your organization who is certified by the CHSB (Criminal History Systems Board) to do CORI Checks.
We strongly encourage each of our member organizations to check with their Recreation Departments to see if they will provide CORI checks of the volunteer coaches in the city/town or if another department provides that service.
If your organization is unable to find a city/town department that will provide this service, you must identify a person in your organization that will become certified to do the checks. That person should visit this website: http://coriweb.chs.state.ma.us/cass/terms.html and fill out an application to get certified.
Please allow 6 weeks for the certification process to complete.