No plan is fool proof, but SD ASA was in the fore front of this one.
Softball Umpires in South Dakota took the lead a few years back by requiring all registered SD ASA Umpires be background checked for the safety of our youth. Way to go guys and also to ASA for this requirement. Read the article below to help understand the reason why.
Alabama USSSA Commissioner states that ASA is the only organization that is actively background checking coaches and officials. He states this after an USSSA Umpire who is a pedophile got arrested while umpiring a USSSA youth game.