Montana Youth Sports Safety Institute


The mission of the Montana Youth Sports Safety Institute (MYSSI) is to promote safety in youth sports across Montana, protect youth sports athletes from injury, and to provide education and services to parents, coaches, athletes and other medical professionals to support safety in sport.


To meet the mission of the institute, four different areas of work have been identified:

  1. Advocacy through policy development and advocate for resources
  2. Education of key stakeholders such as parents, coaches, youth sports participants, and medical providers
  3. Service by conducting free CPR and AED training for coaches, parents, athletes and administrators, conducting field based injury screen assessments, and conducting concussion baseline assessments
  4. Research that is essential to accurately assess the unique needs of Montana

Contact Us

Montana Youth Sports Safety Institute
The University of Montana
Department of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training
32 Campus Dr
McGill Hall 237
Missoula, MT 59812