What's New
Monday, August 22, 2016
Pictures for flag football will be on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Robert Fife Stadium.  In the event of bad weather, pictures will be taken in the middle school.

Time Team
9:00 AM Badgers
9:15 AM Bearcats
9:30 AM Boilermakers
9:45 AM Buckeyes
10:00 AM Cardinals
10:15 AM Cornhuskers
10:30 AM Ducks 
10:45 AM Fighting Irish
11:00 AM Hawkeyes
11:15 AM Hurricanes
11:30 AM Mountaineers
11:45 AM Spartans
12:00 PM Break
12:30 PM Crimson Tide
12:45 PM Falcons
1:00 PM Flashes
1:15 PM Gators
1:30 PM Longhorns
1:45 PM Seminoles
2:00 PM Tigers
2:15 PM Zips

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our JYFA Volunteers.  Please sign-up and help in the concession stand this year!
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/wXEts8
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Please sign up for JYFA on SignUp.com today!
Monday, August 1, 2016
Registration is now closed for Flag A and B.  

The season starts the week of 8/15.  Flag A first practice will be Monday 8/15 and Flag B Saturday 8/20.  

Rosters have been set and coaches have been assigned.  If you have not heard from your coach, please use the links below to find your son's team and practice location.

Flag B Teams & Schedule  |  Flag A Teams & Schedule
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Movement Based Concussion Baseline Evaluation 

“It’s The Safe Thing To Do For Your Child”
Finally, there is a fun, 15 minute, technology driven, movement based 3D simulator that provides a snapshot for athletes as young as 8 years old. This objective information is an additional tool that may be used by medical or fitness professionals to compare your athletes performance before & after an injury or conditioning program. It also gives them a better understanding of when to return your athlete back to play from a concussion or injury safely.
This is a comprehensive baseline evaluation. Consisting of a global movement evaluation and cognitive/computerized baseline

How much does it cost?

Zero Out of Pocket Cost. Most insurances are covering the cost of baselines under the wellness provision of the Affordable Care Act

Where is the baseline evaluation conducted?

Jackson Middle School Gym

What are the Dates & Times of the Baseline Evaluations?

July 30th, 2016 (overflow date of July 31st...if needed.)

How do I schedule?

1. Complete the registration and consent forms linked below.  

2. Sign-up for a testing time slot here:  

For Questions, please contact Performance Evaluation Group at (855) 487-2937 or visit their website.

Download the Registration and Insurance Form

Download the Informed Consent Form

Download the Opt-Out Form
Thursday, March 31, 2016
The Jackson Youth Football Association is seeking tackle, flag, and cheerleading coaches for the 2016 season. 

The deadline to submit a coaching application for TACKLE football is May 15th.
It is our objective to create a meaningful and rewarding experience for our players.  Applications for coaching positions will be reviewed by the Board and qualified candidates for tackle head coaching positions will be required to participate in an interview in May before final assignments are made.

Flag and cheerleading coaches are needed and we request you fill out the application so we learn of your interest in helping.  

For tackle football coaches, we are asking for qualified coaching candidates who can demonstrate the following credentials and/or qualities: 
  • Prior playing and/or coaching experience (mandatory for head coaching candidates only),
  • Inspire a positive and productive learning environment for all players,
  • Serve as a positive role model for our children,
  • Put the best interests of the children above his own,
  • Communicate well with players, parents, other coaches, the league commissioner and the JYFA board,
  • Willing to make the necessary time commitment (Note:  a typical week would entail 3 practices per week with games on Saturday and one weekday.),  
  • Follow the rules established by the league, especially those associated with playing time for all players,
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety of all players,
  • In accordance with Ohio law, each coach must obtain and submit the player concussion certification as provided through an on-line program offered by the National Federation of State High School Associations and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.    The on-line tutorial, which is mandatory for all coaches, will take less than one-hour of your time,
  • Provide authorization to the league to complete a background check,
  • Attend mandatory coaches meetings, as established by the league commissioner and/or JYFA board of directors,
  • Attend player evaluations and draft.
If you feel you are qualified, enjoy working with children and love the game of football, please complete an on-line application by clicking on the following link no later than May 15, 2016 (for tackle coaches, cheer and flag coaches are welcome to submit applications through the end of June.)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the league commissioner.

We thank you in advance for your willingness to make a difference in the lives of our children. 

Information on Youth Sports
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