The Lewiston-Porter Youth Football, tackle football program is comprised of 4 tackle football teams spanning 4 divisions of youth football:
Knights (Mini) (ages 6-7) | Rams (Freshmen) (ages 8-9) | Chargers (Junior Varsity) (ages 10-11) | Spartans (Varsity) (ages 12-13)
Ideally, each team is comprised of one head coach and 4 assistant coaches who are all required to submit to and pass a criminal background check before they are allowed access to our athletes.
All coaches must pass certification by USA Football’s tackle football certification process, which includes.
Level One Tackle Football Certification includes:
Level Two Tackle Football Certification includes:
The purpose of our program is to provide the skills necessary for
each athlete to safely participate in the game of tackle football at a
pace and level of understanding consistent with their age and provide
the tools to build upon those skills to prepare them for advanced High
School and Collegiate level competition. Even more so, our program
teaches teamwork, commitment, respect, self-confidence, and responsibility.
When does Tackle Football Start?
Week of July 24th
What Days are Practice?
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Practice is typically 4 times a week up until September when the children go back to school. Once school starts, Practices will be 3 times a week. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
Are There any Additional Costs?
There are no additional costs paid to LPYF. However Tackle Football players MUST have a colored mouth guard with strap, non-metal cleats and a jock strap/athletic cup provided for them in order to play. These items are MANDATORY to participate in practices and games.
*Football Players must follow a specific practice schedule before they can participate in games.*
For more information, contact our Coach Coordinator
Knights: Head Coach Phil Cairns, Assistant Coaches Jon Marotta, Tony Chester, & Jason Jablonski
Rams: Head Coach Joe Hotchkiss, Assistant Coaches Mike Stuart, Aaron Malstrom, John Burnett & Josh Spriggs
Chargers: Head Coach Mike Wall, Assistant Coaches Ray Barry, Gabe Casale, Pat Hollingsworth & Eric Reagan
Spartans: Head Coach Al Whitehead, Assistant Coaches Chris Moon & Mike Tarnowski
Sponsorships are very helpful and appreciated. If you are interested in
being a sponsor for LPYF, please contact us using the form below.
Registration Scholarship being offered by The Mason Forever Foundation
-Registration costs paid for 1 Football Player and 1 Cheerleader for the Current Season-
This will be a need based scholarship. If you would like to apply for yourself or someone you know, please send a letter of explanation to:
Mason Forever Foundation 190 Oliver St. Suite 300 North Tonawanda 14120