Calling all Coaches!
Ready to take your game to the next level? Join us for a $15 Certification Clinic where you will earn the title of “Gridiron Elite Certified Coach” – (plus a cool hat!) Instruction by NFA Pro Staff Coaches, a nationally acclaimed organization with over 30 years coaching the best in the game.
Great Coaches Change Lives
Are you ready to build your team out on the Gridiron this season? Our Youth Football leagues are powered by a community of great volunteer coaches. In 2022, Gridiron is more focused than ever on empowering coaches to grow with the game. Gridiron Football provides you with the tools, training, and resources to ensure your success and a great experience coaching.
How do I Get Involved?
You can sign up to Coach through your local Gridiron football league while registering your player(s) for a season. The information you submit during registration is also submitted for a background check as a required part of the process. As a coach, your league operator is the best point of Contact to stay informed about league news and upcoming seasons.
To get started, visit our League Finder and select your location:
Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
—Vince Lombardi, Head Coach Green Bay Packers (1959-67), Washington Football Team (1969)
Coach's Digital Resources
Leveling up your team experience with our technology partners
Get to know SportsConnect – the league management tool that will bring your team together and GameChanger – the mobile app that will keep your team running on the go.
Your Team Portal: SportsConnect
Coach's Documents Library
Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence… If you’re in control, they’re in control.
—Tom Landry, Head Coach Dallas Cowboys (1960-88)
Our commitment to parents, players and coaches is to provide the best game day experience possible, focused on creating safe and fun youth football events for all. We take this commitment to heart on and off the field, and it is manifest every game day. From game play on the field to service and support by our dedicated game day staff and operations team — we place customer experience first.
The Gridiron Game Day Promise means you can rely on us to provide a consistently exceptional experience no matter what game style you play or where you play it.