Winona Area Youth Hockey Association Grievance Form
If a member has a grievance against another individual, unless the grievance
falls within SafeSport mandatory reporting, a 24 hour cooling off period is required. If this is a SafeSport issue, please click the WAYHA SafeSport link below.
Parties involved should put try to resolve the grievance themselves.
Time Frame Recommended Action
Day 1 (First 24 Hours) Talk to player / child
Day 2 (Next 24 hours) Contact coaches about issues/concern
Day 3 If no acceptable solution has been reached, contact board via this form
On day 3 or later, if there is no change in the issues/concern
- State the grievance in writing by completing this form.
- The board SafeSport Committee consists of three or more board members and will evaluate the grievance. If the
grievance is found to be without merit, the case will be closed
- If the SafeSport committee concludes that the grievance is with merit, the
Safesport committee will recommend appropriate action to the Board of
Directors. Further action, unless defined specifically in the WAYHA handbook, or the
USA Hockey SafeSport Program handbook, will be at the discretion of the Board
of Directors, by a majority vote
- If the grievance directly involves a board member or board member’s child, that
board member will excuse themselves from the grievance committee and fact
All parties involved in the grievance will be notified of the findings and actions taken by
The grievance investigation, involved parties, findings, and any disciplinary actions, will
be kept confidential, where possible