Monday, July 28, 2014

Registration closes 8/2 for Medford Indians Youth Football!

Registration for the 2014 fall season of Medford Indians Football will be closed on 8/2. After this date, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to make additions to teams as our rosters will be submitted to the league.

PLEASE do not delay in registering!  

The Medford Indians football program, available for children 5-14 years of age is built on a foundation of hard work, dedication and commitment by our players, parents and coaches. The organization strives to not only create good players but great young men by teaching them important life skills they can carry with them long after they leave the program.The organization’s success is built upon modern, progressive methods of coaching football including certification through Virtua Health Sports Medicine and USA Football. It uses methods that have changed the game and made it safer. The focus is on player safety, a focus that is unparalleled in any other local sports program.

For those who want to learn more about youth football before committing to a full season, your son can participate in the first two weeks the football program’s pre-season training starting Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 for five to seven-year-olds. Players will learn the basics of football starting with passing, receiving and running back skills before transitioning into teaching the basics of blocking and tackling using the Heads Up safe tackling program by USA Football. Decide at anytime whether to formally join the Medford Indians football family.

Registration is open through Aug. 2. For more information, visit:
www.myaafootball.com
www.facebook.com/myaafootball


or contact Bill Rieger at (609) 304-9808 bill.rieger@myaafootball.com


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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

MYAA Community Movie Night IS TONIGHT



Reminder to come out to Hartford Crossing Football Field for a free movie on the field and under the stars 

Wednesday July 16, 7:00-10:00


Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a movie with your family.
Enjoy family time with beach balls, hula hoops, footballs, etc.

Concessions will be open for:
$1 hot dogs, popcorn, candy, soft Philly pretzels, water $2 Gatorade
Face painting $5-10

Thursday, July 10, 2014

July 19 - 20% Off at Dicks Sporting Goods

Medford Indians Football & Cheer programs are celebrating Youth Football & Cheer Appreciation Day at Dick’s Sporting Goods on Saturday, July 19th! Our members are able to take advantage of a very special discount of 20% off their ENTIRE purchase during this special event. This is a great opportunity to gear up for the season: cleats, girdles, mouth guards, receiver gloves, apparel, shoes, accessories, etc… The Appreciation Day offer is good for your ENTIRE purchase during the event, which enables the special savings to go beyond sport specific items and opens up the ability to save on thousands of items through the store.

This can be used by anyone for anything. Support the Medford Indians by shopping at Dick's Sporting Goods AND PRESENTING THIS COUPON at the Moorestown/Mt Laurel store on July 19

Print or Show this coupon on your smart phone to save!




South Jersey Elite Annnounces 2014 Schedule


The South Jersey Elite Football League has announced the schedule for the upcoming season and playoffs. The regular season will begin on the weekend of September 20th and will proceed with 8 consecutive weeks with no byes. The Medford Indians schedule is as follows:


Week
Weekend
Home/Away
Opponent
1
9/20
Home
Eastern
2
9/27
Away
Pennsauken
3
10/4
Home
Interboro
4
10/11
Home
Monroe
5
10/18
Away
Fleetwood (Mt Laurel)
6
10/25
Away
Marlton
7
11/1
Away
Deptford
8
11/8
Home
Logan Twp


Individual game dates and times will be determined and announced once the organizations produce their home field schedules. Our home game schedule will remain as it has been in the past with varisty games on Saturday starting with the 70lb team at 12:00, followed by the 85s at 1:45, 105s at 3:30, 120s at 5:15 and the unlimiteds at 7:00. The majority of the JV games will be played on Sundays. Pre season games will be scheduled as the season approaches. 

This year, in order to provide a more balanced competitive experience for all teams, the league has divided into two conferences. The conferences are grouped by roster size with organizations of 180 players or more being in one conference and organizations with rosters below 180 players in the other. While each team will play 3 out of conference games, the playoffs will be separated with each conference playing for their own championship.The conferences consist of the following teams:

Under 180 Conference
Over 180 Conference
Deptford
Gloucester Township
Eastern
Marlton
Fleetwood
Monroe
Interboro
Pennsauken
Logan
Washington Township
Medford
Winslow


Every team will make the playoffs with the first two seeds in each conference getting a first round bye. Playoffs will be three rounds beginning the weekend of November 15th with Championships on Thanksgiving weekend. 

With our schedule now determined, football season is truly right around the corner. Looking forward to a great season of Medford Indians football.


Thursday, July 3, 2014

REMINDER - THE 2014 CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL CAMP IS THIS MONDAY. REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UP TO THE START OF CAMP

July 7-10, 2014
9:00am - 1:00pm
Youth Camp: Ages 6-12 
Team Camp: Ages 13-18 
SHAWNEE HIGH SCHOOL
Medford, NJ 08055

The camp, directed by Tim Gushue, Head Football Coach at Shawnee is designed to teach the fundamentals of the game to beginners, as well as, the experienced varsity athlete looking to hone his skills for the coming season. Athletes will be placed in small groups according to age, level of ability, and experience. Beginners will receive general instruction along with drills to master the necessary fundamentals of the game. Experienced athletes will be given advanced instruction and placed in controlled, competitive drills, in order to duplicate the situations most often encountered on the varsity playing field.

Director
Tim Gushue has coached football for thirty-three years at Shawnee High School, the past 31 as the head coach. He was named the Brooks-Irvine Coach of the Year in 1992, 2004 and was named the ’93,’98 & 2004 Coach of the Year by the Burlington County Times. In 2002 he was the Coach of The Year for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Courier Post and the NJFCA. The Renegades were Conference Champs in ’93, ’95, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2010. Since 1992, the Renegades have compiled a 146-55-1 record and have been to the NJSIAA Finals in ’95, ’96,’98, and 2000. The Renegades have won State Championships in 2002, 2004, 2007,2008 & 2013.

Refer to the Camp brochure at the link below for more information and registration

2014 Championship Football Camp

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Join Us for August Football Camp

Join Us for August Football Camp
FREE...No Commitment

Players and parents who would like to learn more about youth football before committing to a full season can join us for the first two weeks of our August training sessions. Players will learn the basics of football starting with passing, receiving and running back skills. we then transition into teaching the basics of blocking and tackling using the Heads Up™ safe tackling program by USA Football®.
Select the 'August Training Sessions' when registering at myaa.net to participate in free August Training sessions. Decide at anytime whether to formally join the Medford Indians Football family.

Frequently asked questions:
Q - When does football start? Practice starts on August 11th. The 70s (5-7yo) start practice August 18th.

Q - How often do you practice and when are games?During August practices are Mondays-Thursdays but once school begins we practice three days a week: Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 6:00- 8:00. Games are generally on Saturdays or Sundays.

Q - Do I have to stay at all the practices? It is recommended that you stay at the practices, but it is not required.  If your younger child has difficulty getting in/ out of their equipment, then you would need to be at practice.

For more information, visit us at
Or contact Bill Rieger at
609-304-9808

The MYAA football program provides a safe and positive experience for children of all ages and levels of development. We teach lifelong skills including leadership, teamwork, discipline and provide social interaction for both children and their parents. Our goal is not to produce good players but great young men.