Youth Sport Summit


Drs. Anderson-Butcher and Gould – our fearless CAYCI and I.S.Y.S. leaders – “break the ice” at the beginning the 2015 Youth Sport Summit

In early 2015, the Institute for the Study of Youth Sport at Michigan State University hosted the first ever Youth Sport Summit.The goal of the Youth Sport Summit was to bring together a diverse team of professionals working in the field of youth sport to share and expand knowledge in the field.  Through this collaborative effort, major issues and gaps in the knowledge of sport-based positive youth development and youth sport were identified.  Ideas for future, collaborative research projects were developed as a way to further advance the knowledge of the field and facilitate change meaningful change.  Members of the CAYCI team attended the Summit to represent the work of LiFEsports as well as identify strategic opportunities to partner in continued research.