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Gator Youth Football & Cheer

Screened & Trained Coaches

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth football & cheerleading experience possible and we are proud to bring you extraordinary Coaches!

All of our coaches are carefully screened to help ensure your children's safety. This includes a background check performed by Westville Police Department. In addition coaches must abide by our Code of Conduct and display a sense of community and caring for youth. 

Coaches are also given an opportunity and the resources to participate in training from the WJYFL(football only) as well as free online training on a variety of topics including safety, team building, and plays.

2020 Football Coaching Staff

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Head Coaches - 
 As the Head Coach you will stay with a division for a minimum of a 3 year term to help build and develop the divisions program, Create a fun, safe, and instructive environment for our youth to get experience with football and/or cheerleading As head coach, your job duties will include the duties of an assistant coach and include the following: Teaching your athletes good fundamental skills. Plan and supervise games, practices and events. Coordinate and oversee any assistant coaches as they work to ensure that athletes fully understand the fundamentals. Must be enthusiastic, impartial, dependable, patient and NOT have a win at all cost attitude. Must complete fingerprint screening and pass a background check as required by the Borough of Westville and State of New Jersey.

Assistant Coach - Youth coach will help support the head coach in developing the assigned divisions program. You are considered a leader and role model for a small number of young athletes; therefore sportsmanship, fair play and full participation are expectations of the program. Able to work with young children and keep things “fun”. Teach athletes proper & safe techniques. Understand and adhere to GYFC’s attendance & playing time policies & follow them consistently with all athletes. Attend all practices, games, as well as meetings & functions as assigned.  Use sound & acceptable coaching practices. Set an example of positive attitude & teamwork.  Resolve any differences of opinion with other coaches/parents away from earshot of athletes. Ability to communicate with other coaches, referees, and parents in a non-confrontational manner. Must complete fingerprint screening and pass a background check as required by the Borough of Westville and State of New Jersey.

Flag Team TBA
 Head Coach
 Defense Coach
 Offense Coach

90lb Team
Head Coach: TBA
Defense Coach
Offense Coach

105lb Team
Head Coach: TBA
Defense Coach
Offense Coach

120lb Team TBA
Head Coach 
Defense Coach
Offense Coach

140lb Team TBA
Head Coach
Defense Coach
Offense Coach

 

Coaches Resources

The resources below are not required or endorsed by GYFC but may be helpful to hone and expand coaches skills. The listing of these resources is in no way to be viewed as a recommendation or endorsement for any product or service.

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