2016 Coaching Application

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.)

2016 JYFA Secured Coaching Online Application 

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.