Saturday, August 9, 2014

Shawnee Staff to Coach Tuesday's Medford Indians Youth Football Practice

Tim Gushue and the Shawnee Football coaching staff will be conducting practices for the Medford Indians youth football program on Tuesday August 12. The focus of the practices are to introduce players and parents to the basics of tackle football as coached by Shawnee and the MYAA program. This includes proper tackling techniques as promoted by USA Football and the Virtua Sports Medicine/ Philadelphia Soul program. Coach Gushue and his staff will be teaching our players through the same methods and drills as used with his high school players. The practice held at the Hartford Crossing Sports Complex at 128 Church Rd is open to the public and provides a great opportunity for parents and their children to learn how today's football is taught and played. Our snack bar will be open so come out and enjoy the nioght watching your current Indians/future Renegades learn the game the right way.   

Monday, August 4, 2014

One Week to Football Season

Thank you to all that have registered for the upcoming football season. The coaches, team moms and volunteers look forward to meeting you in the coming weeks. If you have missed the registration period but your son is still interested in playing, contact me directly to have him added to our waiting list. The coaches will determine how many players, if any, they can add after reviewing their rosters.

Equipment Distribution

Equipment will be distributed this Wednesday August 6th for all teams except the 70s which will be distributed on August 14th. Please bring your player during the appropriate times as listed below

  • August 6
    • 85s - 6:00-6:30
    • 105s - 6:30 - 7:15
    • 120s - 7:15 - 8:00
    • Unls - 8:00 - 8:30

  • August 14
    • 70s - 6:30-7:00

Start of Practice

85s, 105s, 120s and Unlimiteds will begin practice on August 11th and the 70s will begin August 18th. On Tuesday August 12th, Tim Gushue and the Shawnee High School coaching staff will be conducting our practices. This is a great opportunity for our players, coaches and parents to learn about how the game is taught at the next level and demonstrates the endless support we receive from Coach Gushue and the Shawnee staff. We will also be holding a parents meeting as well and ask that at least one parent for each player attend. 

More information is available directly from your Head Coaches.    

70lb Team - Rich Grabowski -
85lb Team - Chris McCrum -
105lb Team - John Stein -
120lb Team - John Bialous -
Unlimiteds - Dave Roth -

And please contact me directly if you have any questions or concerns.

Medford Indians
MYAA Football

Saturday, August 2, 2014

FINAL DAY TO REGISTER FOR FALL FOOTBALL Open to players 5-14 years old

Registration for the 2014 fall season of Medford Indians Football will close tonight.  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.

REGISTER TODAY... PAY LATER!   by registering for the August Training option.

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 of the football program’s pre-season training starting August 11th. (5-7 year olds start 8/18). 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.
The Medford Indians football program, open to players 5-14 years old, 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.

Registration is open through Aug. 2 at or
For more information, visit,
or contact Bill Rieger at (609) 304-9808 or