GVFL Tackle is a weight/age league and ages are determined by the player's age on 6/30/2013. 7&8 Year Olds - 80lb Football Weight Division
Varsity Head Coach: Mike Markowski
JV Head Coach: Alex Utecht
9&10 Year Olds - 100lb Football Weight Division
Head Coach: Greg Barrow (JV coach will be identified when we have enough players)
11&12 Year Olds - 120lb Football Weight Division
Head Coach: Ed Bullen (JV coach will be identified when we have enough players)
13&14 Year Olds - 150lb Football Weight Division
OLDER/LIGHTER: For players that are age 9, 11, or 13 respectively (and not turning a year older until after 12/1/13) and are less than 60lb, 80, 100lbs respectively they may play with the younger group.
We hope to have both a varsity and JV team at each level. If we are able to do this it will allow for more playing time and the most appropriate competition for each child.
Minimum Play Rule is 8-10 plays per game based on team size. The best way to learn to play is to play. Typical game is 40 - 50 plays
What does my football player need to buy for 1st day of practice? We will provide your child with jersey, helmet, shoulder pads, pants, thigh and knee pads, and jersey. You will need to provide cleats (molded rubber), socks, cup & athletic supporter, girdle with hip and tailbone pads, and mouthguard.
Players are taught Offense and Defense terminology, schemes & special teams fundamentals.
Practice fields - 19 N. Bacton Hill Road behind GVBL
Home games are held at the GV High School Football Stadium on Sundays with an 8 - 10 game schedule. Away games are determined by the Bert Bell Conference.
Questions? Please Contact Vince McAneney, GVFL President, 610-563-7921 or Vince@GVFL.org.