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Tackle Football - Fall

OVERVIEW
The AYS Football Committee, USA Football, and AYS are committed to ensuring a positive youth football experience. We provide league-wide benefits for AYS players, parents, and coaches through USA Football’s Heads Up Program. Indianapolis-based USA Football and AYS have been partners since 2011. USA Football is the sport’s national governing body and is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.

All coaches are prepared to lead their teams in completing a 15-chapter coaching education course on usafootball.com, encompassing how to best teach football fundamentals, communicating with players and player health and safety, including concussion education and management. 


AGE DIVISIONS
Tackle Football - Jr. Tackle (1st & 2nd Grade)
Tackle Football - Minors (3rd & 4th Grade)
Tackle Football - Majors (5th & 6th Grade)


AYS FALL 2024 TACKLE FOOTBALL SEASON
Practices will be held at Cedar Elementary and games will be held at Avon Middle School North. The season will run from late July through early October.

COST
Early Bird Pricing* - Register May 6th - May 31st
Tackle Football - Jr. Tackle (1st & 2nd Grade): $144 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Minors (3rd & 4th Grade): $144 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Majors (5th & 6th Grade): $144 plus equipment rental fees**

Register June 1st - July 1st
Tackle Football - Jr. Tackle (1st & 2nd Grade): $180 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Minors (3rd & 4th Grade): $180 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Majors (5th & 6th Grade): $180 plus equipment rental fees**

*Early Bird Discount will auto apply at check-out during the dates listed above for Tackle Football.

**For Tackle Football, the athlete has the option to rent a helmet and shoulder pads from AYS for the season (equipment must be returned at the end of the season), or they may choose to provide their own. The rental fee for shoulder pads is $20, and the rental fee for a helmet is $30.

Registration fee includes a 5" X 7" team photo.


EQUIPMENT FITTINGS
Sunday, June 30th | 3:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday, July 3rd | 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday, July 7th | 3:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday, July 10th | 6:00pm-8:00pm

EVALUATIONS
Wednesday, July 17th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Cedar Elementary School

EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR TACKLE FOOTBALL
Cleats (no metal spikes)
Football pants
Mouthguard
Helmet (can be rented from AYS for $30 for the season and should be selected at the time of registration, or the athlete can provide their own).
Shoulder Pads (can be rented from AYS for $20 for the season and should be selected at the time of registration, or the athlete can provide their own).

team/parent/player communication

AYS Coaches will utilize Game Changer to communicate with players/families.  Please download the Game Changer app. on your smartphone. Once your player is rostered to a team, you will see your player's team info.  Click HERE for the Game Changer info. sheet.

Dick's Sporting Goods Special Offers

COMMITTEE & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

TACKLE FOOTBALL COMMISSIONER:
Brad Smith
[email protected]

TACKLE FOOTBALL COMMITTEE:
Jesse Hoffman, Majors Coordinator
James Williams, Minors Coordinator
Randy Todd, Player and Coach Development
Steve Yaros
DeAndre Lott


Volunteers
AYS Rec. Football is not able to operate with volunteers. We appreciate you registering to volunteer as a League Coordinator, Head Coach, or Assistant Coach. *Background check is required.*

LEAGUE COORDINATORS
We are currently looking for grade level League Coordinators.  If you are interested, please contact the Football Commissioner.

HEAD COACHES
Please consider registering as a coach when registering your child. Head Coaches are asked to attend a Coaches meeting before the season starts. More details on that to come!  

ASSISTANT COACHES
Assistant Coaches are also needed.  Please consider registering as an assistant coach when registering your child. 

COACHING EXPECTATIONS DOCUMENT
Please click HERE.

Schedule

Coming soon! 

TACKLE FOOTBALL COACHING RESOURCES

Fall 2024 Tackle Football Coaching Handbook: Coming soon!


Contact

Avon, Indiana Sports
866 S County Rd 625 E 
Avon, Indiana 46123

Phone: 317-839-5480
Email: [email protected]

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