Smithson Valley Youth Football and Cheer

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We are always looking for dedicated people to help with all phases of the program. If you'd like to be a coach, assistant coach, team mom or to help with any aspect of the program, fill out the 2020 Volunteer form by clicking HERE and then email submitted application to .

Want to be a SVYFA Football Coach?

  • The Smithson Valley Youth Football Association (SVYFA) is seeking head coaches and assistant coaches for our youth football program for the upcoming 2020 season. 

The purpose of SVYFA program is to promote teamwork, self esteem, and confidence, while teaching the fundamentals of football.  While prior football coaching experience is helpful, it is not a requirement.  We will provide the tools necessary to be a successful coach no matter what your experience level is.  You do not have to have a child in the program to volunteer.  Prior coaches include retirees,  grandparents, and other individuals who enjoy the game of football and giving back to their community.  If you are a college student seeking to become a coach in the future, coaching youth football is a great way to gain valuable experience while at the same time creating a positive influence on the children you are leading.  The only requirements are that coaches must be at least 18 years of age and provide the VP of football a passed background check.  We will also interview prospective coaches and they will become a participant in the USA Football Heads Up program. 

SVYFA is committed to ensuring a positive youth football experience and advancing player safety this fall by providing league-wide coaching education through USA Football’s Heads Up Football program.  Every SVYFA coach will be trained in Heads Up Football techniques before leading teams.  All SVYFA coaches and assistant coaches will complete USA Football accredited Level I Coach Certification Courses, which include CDC concussion recognition and response to protocols, proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting and Heads Up tackling techniques. 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to serve the youth of our community please APPLY HERE and email if you would like more information.



Want to be a SVYFA Cheerleading Coach?

The Smithson Valley Youth Football Association (SVYFA) is seeking head and assistant coaches of our cheer program for the upcoming 2020 season.

Seeking individuals who would like to participate in one of the most rewarding opportunites and those who want to give back to their community.  This is an opportunity to be apart of an organization that instills commitment, spirit, sportsmanship and scholarship in every child.  It builds character, teaches obedience, teamwork, helps build friendships that will last a lifetime. It teaches leadership, sisterhood and confidence.
SVYFA is committed to ensuring a positive coaching experience.  Every coach will be provided with the necessary training to have a confident and successful season.  Cheer experience is helpful although it is not required.  All interested coaches will need to be at least 18 years old, will have to pass a background check, have at least two hours of availability 3 times a week and be energized and ready to work.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to serve the youth of our community, please APPLY HERE and email completed application to  Contact Mellisa McIlwain at 601-757-7379 if you would like more information.