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August 3 LMAA Coaches Rules Meeting See Calendar for Details Minnetonka High School
August 7 MGYFA Coaches Meeting 8PM ZOOM
August 8 Player Evaluations (4th - 8th) Fernbrook Fields
August 14 Helmet Checkout MGYFA Shed
August 15 First Day of Practice for TACKLE (Grades 4-8) Fernbrook Fields
August 22 Weigh-Ins Fernbrook Fields
August 30 First Day of Practice for FLAG (Grades 1-3) Fernbrook Fields
September 1 Dave Malenke Youth Night - Maple Grove Crimson vs. Osseo Orioles Crimson Field
September 21 MGYFA Team Photos Maple Grove Community Center - Room 133

Practice Times

All practices will be held at Fernbrook Fields at the following times are set for the 2022 season.  Specific field locations are below. 

  • 1st - 3rd 6:00 - 7:00 (Tuesdays Only)
  • 4th 5:30 - 7:00
  • 5th 5:30 - 7:15
  • 6th-7th 7:00 - 8:45 
  • 8th from 7:15-9:00. 

4th - 8th Grade  Tackle - Practices will be Monday through Thursday until Labor Day Weekend, Tuesdays through Thursdays the first week of School (Labor Day week) and Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays the remainder of the season.

Sponsored by N1 Motion

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MGYFA would like to thank its Official Training Partner, N1 Motion, for conducting our Player Evaluations for Grades 4 - 8.

N1 Motion is a fitness and performance gym that provides comprehensive training solutions. Whether you are a competitive athlete, fitness enthusiast, or just someone who values living an active lifestyle, their programs and services will meet your needs so you can get tangible results to  reach your goals faster!

Trusted Coaches 

As we kick-off the season, know your athletes are in good hands.  Our coaches do a great job as volunteers developing our players. 

To ensure the best experience for players, parents and coaches, we have engaged Trusted Coaches to ensure all our Coaches are: 



1. USA Football Certified;

2. Pass a National background check;

3. Have updated concussion training;

4. Have completed the "Positive Coaching Alliance" Dual Goal Coaching Course.

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