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MGYFA Fall 2022 Coaches Meeting

Coaches and Interested Coaches,

Please join our kick-off Zoom meeting at the link below Sunday August 7th at 8:00 PM.  The meeting should be between 30-60 minutes in length and cover coaching requirements and key items for the upcoming season.


2022 Evaluations will be held at Fernbrook Fields on Monday, August 8th. Our official training partner, N1 Motion will be conducting our Evaluations again this year. Players will not need any equipment for the evaluations. Football cleats are recommended but not required.

Please see the schedule at the right for your assigned time.

Parents are welcome to stay and watch evaluations.


Helmet Checkout will be on Sunday, August 14th. Please reference the checkout schedule to the right for your grade level and last name to determine your Check Out time slot.

Helmet Checkout will be at the MGYFA Equipment Shed at the High School near the Dome Field Turf and between the two Softball Fields.

If you are unable to make this time, plan to pick up your helmet before practice during the week of 8/15. We will set up a Sign Up Genius to accommodate those who didn't pick up.

PLEASE NOTE: In order for your athlete to receive their helmet, you must provide a $100 Deposit Check with your athlete's NAME AND GRADE in the Memo section. This will be destroyed when the helmet is returned and any applicable DIBS requirements are fulfilled. NO EXCEPTIONS.


4th Grade ALL 5:00
5th Grade ALL 5:00
6th Grade LAST NAME A-L 5:00
6th Grade LAST NAME M - Z 6:45
7th Grade ALL 6:45
8th Grade ALL 6:45


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

Equipment By Grade

Game jerseys provided for all grades, practice jerseys if needed and helmets also provided for tackle.

1st - 3rd Grade Flag 

  • shorts or pants without pockets
  • mouth guard 
  • cleats recommended

4th - 8th Grade Tackle 

  • black football pants
  • shoulder pads 
  • mouth guard 
  • cleats (no metal cleats allowed)
  • practice jersey

Tentative Practice Times

All practices will be held at Fernbrook Fields at the following times (tentative until registration is complete).  Specific field locations will be sent following team formation. 

  • 1st - 4th 5:30-6:45
  • 5th-7th 6:45-8:30 
  • 8th from 7:00-8:45. 

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.

MGYFA Positive COVID Test Reporting Form

Please complete this form to report a positive COVID 19 test of an athlete or coach. Names will be held private from any team, association, or league communications and will only be used for contact tracing

MGYFA COVID 19 Close Contact and or Exposure Reporting Form

Note: This form only needs to be submitted if an athlete or coach has had close contact with an individual outside of any MGYFA football activities (i.e. practices or games). Definition of “Close Contact”: someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes starting from 48 hours before illness onset until the time the patient is isolated. Or notified by MDH.

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!

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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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