YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL
- All coaches are required to have HEAD'S UP CERTIFICATION offered by the CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/coach.html).
- Teams are formed according to the school. Requests are not guaranteed.
- 7 games are guaranteed with an opportunity to travel.
- The YMCA Youth Tackle Football Program incorporates UIL rules and regulations in running its football program. We provide volunteer coaches with a variety of techniques and drills incorporated from the Head's Up Football program that is associated with USA Football.
- We work with SAISD and surrounding schools to play at a variety of places within the Concho Valley. The season is scheduled to start on September 11 and will be conducted mainly on Saturdays. Weekday reschedules are possible.
- Coaches determine practice times and sites for each team.
- Coaches are required to pass a criminal background check and undergo training in bullying and being a Y coach before coaching players.
Registration: June 15th - August 4th
Late registration from August 5th - August 11th (late fees applies)
Ages: 3rd - 6th grade (Boys and Girls)
Fees: $68.00 - Members
$78.00 - Non-Members
WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS BY DIVISION:
- PEE-WEE (3RD): 55 LB. MIN / 125 LB. MAX
- Ball Carrier: 105 LB MAX
- JR. PEE-WEE (4TH): 60 LB. MIN / 145 LB MAX
- Ball Carrier: 115 LB. MAX
- LIGHTWEIGHT (5TH): 65 LB. MIN/ 160 LB MAX
- Ball Carrier: 130 LB. MAX
- HEAVYWEIGHT (6TH): 70 LB. MIN/ NO MAX WEIGHT
- Ball Carrier: 145 LB MAX
OTA'S are a set of off-season training sessions that are used to help develop players and make them better at the different skill positions for the game of football. Instructors will focus on USA Football techniques allowing participants to improve and prepare for the upcoming football season. OTA's include conditioning, proper tackling, blocking, touch technique, drills, and skills that are specific to the game of football. ASU football players will be helping with the clinic.
Registration: June 15th - Start of camp
Ages: Tackle Football 8 - 12 year old (Boys and Girls)
7 on 7 Football 6 - 12 year old (Boys and Girls)
Fees: $43.00 - Members
$53.00 - Non-Members
Dates: Monday - Wednesday
July 19 - July 21, 2021 - OTA for Lineman (Offensive/Defensive)
July 26 - July 28, 2021 - OTA for Quarterback/ Wide Receiver/Cornerback
July 26 - July 28, 2021 - OTA for 7 on 7
August 2 - August 4, 2021 - OTA for Running Back / Defensive Back
Times: 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Please be patient with us. It is essential to the program that all guidelines are followed. These guidelines are subject to change as the season progresses.