Helena Youth Soccer Association

Montana Safe Soccer

Montana Safe Soccer

The Montana Safe Soccer platform provides all Montana Youth Soccer participants (players, coaches, referees, administrators, volunteers and parents) with the tools to make their soccer experience safe, healthy and free from emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

Our Safe Soccer platform includes policies, procedures, background screening of all adults, education and training, reporting, monitoring and enforcement in our desire to help all participants, young and old, have the very best soccer experience.

Montana Youth Soccer Abuse Prevention Policy Page

See Athlete & Participant Safety Policy on the above MYSA website


Contact Information

Law Enforcement Numbers

Helena Police Dept: (406) 442-3233

Lewis & Clark County Sheriff's Office (406) 447-8235


Child Protective Services Lewis & Clark Co.  (406) 444-2030


Child & Family Services Division of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (Montana DPHHS)

Child Abuse Hotline – (866) 820-5427

Montana’s Mandatory Reporting Guidelines


Club Risk Manager

Phil McGovern info@helenasoccer.org

(406) 431.3064


State Risk Manager

Jeff Schoonover


(406) 565-2676


National Governing Body (NGB)

US Soccer Integrity Hotline Number – (312) 528‐7004

US Soccer https://www.ussoccer.com/report-a-concern

US Center for SafeSport – https://uscenterforsafesport.org/report-a-concern/