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2019 Schedule

- Flag practices and plays: Mon OR Tues OR Weds & Saturdays.  Saturdays only after Labor Day.

- 3/4th Grade Tackle: Monday/Wednesday 6-8pm and every Saturday morning games or practice. 

- 5th Grade: Tuesday/Thursday 6-8pm and every Saturday morning games or practice.

- 6th-8th Grade: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday evening and every Saturday (morning to evening) games or practice. 


Important Dates 2019

- Aug. 16 Saber Nation Night

-Aug. 17 In-House Tackle Jamboree

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. 

 

 

 


Superstar Mike Morris joins with Saber High School Football


Mike Morris

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.


2019 Coaches Clinics scheduled

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.  

2019 Coaches

Coach registration is open!  If you are interested in coaching, please register early as we will be selecting coaches earlier this year. Thank you. 

2019 Dollars for Scholars Announced!

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  


2019 Dollars for Scholars

Issac Nesburg, Jacob Nesburg, Mark Grommesch (SYFA), Ethan Pearson

Shakopee Varsity Footballers visiting elementary schools to encourage playing youth football

Shakopee Varsity Footballers visiting elementary schools to encourage playing youth football


2019 Winter Skills Camp


Learning to Snap with Brian Senske


Winter Skills Drills with coach Ray Betton, assisted by High School Players.

"You can love the brain and football, too" by Dr. Francis Shen

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/

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.

Parents and Athletes

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

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Shakopee Fight Song