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    Key Dates

    August 2nd-3rd - DYF Football Camp 
    August 2nd-3rd - Carroll Dragon Varsity / DYF Coaches Clinic

    August 4th - Coach / Safety Clinics
    August 5th - DYF Combine 
    August 6th & 7th - DYF Appreciation at Dicks Sporting Goods
    August 7th - DYF Draft  
    August 9th - DYF Practices Begins

    August 21st - Community Pep Rally 
    August 28th  - Weigh-in (Tackle Only)
    August 30th   - DYF Golf Tournament (DYF Fundraiser) 
    September 5th  - AT&T Stadium Scrimmage
    September 11th  - Opening Day
    September 17th - DYF Night at Dragon Stadium 
    September 24th  - Carroll Dragons Homecoming
    October 30th  - Playoffs Begin
    October 31st  - Halloween
    November 6th  - DYF Championships
    November 13th  - NTFL Championship Games 



    Special Dragon Merchandise

    DYF has created a special football shirt for your little Dragon and are great for wearing to school, around town and also make for a great shirt to wear under your shoulder pads.  We also  made them available for adults as well.  Both designs are available in Sport-Tek drifit shirts (both youth and adult sizes).  They are also available in the very soft and popular Bella + Canvas unisex cotton shirts ( adult sizes only).

     


    The safety of our players is of utmost importance to us and because of that, we pull out all the stops to ensure a better, safer game for your child.

    By committing to Heads Up Football we are committing to our players and parents that all coaches on staff are properly trained, certified, and dedicated to improving the football experience for all those who step on the field.

    OUR COACHES ARE TRAINED ...

    As part of the Heads Up Football program, our coaches have been educated on:

    • Concussion Recognition and Response
    • Shoulder Tackling
    • Blocking
    • Heat Preparedness and Hydration
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    • Equipment Fitting

    Dragon Youth Football Player Development

    Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to partner with USA Football and its adoption of the United States Olympic Committee's American Development Model (ADM).  

    This program is designed to focus on the proper development of young players, increase enjoyment and ensure the sports long-term viability.  

    The model for Dragon Youth Football Includes:

    • Flag Football for K, 1st & 2nd Grade
    • Rookie Tackle for 3rd Grade
    • Regular Tackle for 4th, 5th & 6th Grade

    Flag Football Program

    Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to partner with USA Football and its adoption of the United States Olympic Committee's American Development Model (ADM).  This program is designed to focus on the proper development of young players, increase enjoyment and ensure the sports long-term viability.  

    The goal of our flag program is to teach the fundamentals of football in a fun and positive manner. Encourage competitiveness without sacrificing sportsmanship or teamwork.  


    3rd Grade Rookie Tackle

    Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to partner with USA Football and its adoption of the United States Olympic Committee's American Development Model (ADM).  

    This program is designed to focus on the proper development of young players, increase enjoyment and ensure the sports long-term viability.  

    For 3rd Grade Tackle Football we are excited about our Rookie Tackle Program Through close coordination with USA Football, we successfully implemented a modified approach to tackle football.  This program has been implemented across the Nation with amazing results.  It's a bridge between Flag Football and Full 11v11 Tackle Football. 

    For more information about Rookie Tackle visit the following:  

    https://usafootball.com/rookietackle/
    https://usafootball.com/fdm/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz3vq2If2mY

    If you have any questions, please reach out to DYF:  info@dragonyouthfootball.net

     



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