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SYFA Coach Registration is Open!!

Well, better late than never. Our apologies for the extreme tardiness of opening this registration up for coaches. Please follow the link below to complete the registration on OUR site. This is the basic coach application form without ANY training. It should take maybe 10 minutes to complete. 

We are using a new process for coach training this year, which led to this registration to be opened up so late. The training will be centrally managed through Trusted Coaches. Once you complete the SYFA application form below, we will be able to send you a link to the Trusted Coaches website, usually sent to you within a couple days. Follow that link to complete the training - this will include the following:

  • Nationwide Background Check
  • Concussion and First-Aid instruction
  • USA Football Heads Up Program
  • Positive Coach Alliance Double-Goal coach course

Tackle Common Practices 4th - 8th Grade

For all Youth Tackle Grades there will be optional Common Practices held at Tahpah Main Field from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Monday July 24th and Tuesday July 25th.

These common practices will be run by the High School Saber Football coaching staff, youth football coaching staff, and high school football saber players.

This will be a great opportunity for players to understand what they will be measured on in evaluations, skill development for tackling, agility, learning high school offensive and defensive schemes, and speed work.

This is completely free and highly recommended for all Shakopee Youth Tackle Football players and Coaches.

This will be full football gear: cleats, shoulder pads, pants with pads, helmet, and mouthguard.

Come show your Saber Pride and have a lot of fun at this free event.




The Shakopee Youth Football Association provides opportunities for participation in football for grades 1-8. Our program places emphasis on skill development and on players having fun! First-time players are welcome at ANY grade level and equipment and jerseys are provided by SYFA.

Take advantage of our Early Bird discount which runs Saturday April 15th through May 31st. Click on the PDF below for more information.

New top rated Xenith helmets for our travel players!

2017 Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Recipients

Shakopee Youth Football Association and the Football Boosters Club are proud to congratulate the 2016 recipients of Shakopee Dollars for Scholars scholarships. All are top students in the their class as well, and our two contributing organizations are very proud of these recipients.

  • Ethan Martin
  • Ryan Pamperin
  • Jake Kutina
  • ??

Congratulations and best of luck to them in their college careers!

KARE11 Story on Shakopee's Heads Up Tackling Program

Shakopee Football was featured in a KARE11 story on August 10th about our efforts to make our sport as safe as possible through USA Football's Heads Up coach education and certification program, and by following this program to teach our players the proper tackling techniques designed to keep them safe. 

Here is a link to that story on their website.

Saber Rewards

We are excited to introduce you to our new savings site for Shakopee Football: On our rewards site you have the opportunity to save money, get cash back and support our program. There are two support levels: The basic membership Is FREE. The Gold membership is $30 and you get a $25 gift. The rewards program is growing and will be adding value daily and weekly to our site, so we encourage you to take a look.  

Parents and Athletes

Article on the insight of how athletes feel about the roles of parents.

2017 Varsity Football Schedule







AUG 31st - @ Prior Lake
SEPT 8th - Farmington
SEPT 15th - @ Eastview

SEPT 22nd - Eagan (Homecoming)
SEPT 29th - @ Edina
OCT 6th - Eden Prairie
OCT 13th - Lakeville South
OCT 18th - @ Rosemount


OCT 27th - 6A Playoffs Round 1

NOV 3rd - 6A Playoffs Round 2






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Youth Football News Articles

Be sure to periodically check the "SYFA News" page here. We will try to post timely information for you on that page, usually with an article in the "News for Shakopee Youth Football" section.