Aug. 21 First In-House Tackle and Flag games
Aug. 31 No Football (Labor Day Weekend)
Sep. 6 Youth Night at Varsity Game vs Prior Lake
- Sep. 28th Regular Season Ends for 6th-8th grade. (If made it to the playoffs then season keeps going. Championship games on Oct. 12)
- Oct. 12 Last Day for Flag - 5th Grade. Season Ends.
Please welcome Mike Morris to the Saber Nation family as our new strength coach!
You may know him as “The Superstar”
He’s the larger-than-life long snapper who brought his one of a kind, no holds barred personality to the NFL for 13 years. In those years he played with the St. Louis and Arizona Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns, before finding his home with the Minnesota Vikings for 9 years.
Mike Morris is the man behind MILO, one of the most sought after, elite training clubs for serious minded athletes in MN. Mike has trained Matt Birk, Brock Lesnar, Todd Steussie, Chris Hovan and many others seeking his guidance and knowledge to make greater gains and achieve better results in their respective careers.
Mike brought that vast experience to Concordia University-St. Paul as the Head of Strength and Conditioning, as well as Hill Murray High School.
Now Mike Morris is expanding his reach by partnering with Lifetime Fitness and bringing that knowledge and passion to the Shakopee High Football Team!
Certifications- CSCS, USAW, CPT as well as the Lifetime Certification Program, and a member of the National Strength Coaches Association (NSCA) for over 20 years.
All potential tackle level coaches, especially travel level coaches, are asked to join the Varsity staff for the coaches' clinic. The coaches clinic is set for July 18th 6-9pm at the High School. We will focus on new offense and defense plays.
Coaches have been selected for 2019 but if you are wanting to assist your child’s coach you will need to fill out the coaching applications and complete Trusted Coaches. Thank you.
On Thursday June 11, SYFA President Mark Grommesch announced this year's Dollars for Scholars recipients. Shakopee Youth Football gave 3 awards this year to graduating seniors: Issac Nesburg, Jacob Nesburg, and Ethan Pearson. Congratulations, and good luck, to our former youth footballers! --SYFA
Issac Nesburg, Jacob Nesburg, Mark Grommesch (SYFA), Ethan Pearson
Shakopee Varsity Footballers visiting elementary schools to encourage playing youth football
Learning to Snap with Brian Senske
Winter Skills Drills with coach Ray Betton, assisted by High School Players.
As a researcher, I know the risks are real. But they may be overestimated by the public. And the game has important benefits.
Click link to continue reading: http://www.startribune.com/youth-football-and-concussions-i-love-the-brain-but-think-you-can-like-football-too/472033803/
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.