2018 JYFA Coaching Application

The Jackson Youth Football Association is seeking tackle, flag, and cheer coaches for the 2018 season. 

The deadline to submit a coaching application for Tackle football is May 15th.
The deadline to submit a coaching application for Flag football is June 15th.
The deadline to submit a coaching application for Cheer is June 15th.

It is our objective to create a meaningful and rewarding experience for our players and cheerleaders.  Applications for coaching positions will be reviewed by the Board and qualified candidates for head coaching positions may be required to participate in an interview in late May-early June 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 2018, the JYFA board is committed to providing our coaches improved resources and tools prior to and throughout the season.  For tackle football coaches, we are asking for qualified coaching candidates who can demonstrate the following credentials and/or qualities: 

Qualities of Good Coaches
  • Excellent role model,
  • Strong communication skills
  • Caring and empathetic,
  • Fair, ethical and unselfish,
  • Positive and energetic,
  • Organized, reliable and committed,
  • Commitment to player safety,
  • Embraces the spirit of youth sports
Other Requirements/Commitment
  • Prior playing and/or coaching experience (mandatory for head coaching candidates only),
  • Follow the rules established by the league,
  • 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 every 3 years.  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/clinics, 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, 2018 (for tackle coaches) and June 15, 2018 for flag and cheer.

Complete the 2018 JYFA Secured Coaching Online Application 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your league's commissioner.
Tackle Commissioners:

Flag Commissioner:  

Cheerleading Director:

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