Youth Football&Cheer

New Albany Youth Football and Cheerleading

Providing a quality youth athletic experience since 2000, New Albany Youth Football League's (NAYFL) mission is to teach the youth of New Albany and surrounding communities the fundamentals of tackle football, flag football or the skills to cheer. This instructional league is designed to promote good sportsmanship, teamwork, safety, balanced competition and respect for teammates, coaches, opponents, parents and the community. All participants are guaranteed playing time under the league's constitution with a great deal of emphasis placed on your child's safety and well-being.

Who is Eligible
Boys and Girls entering grades PK-6 are eligible to participate.

Important Dates
Opening Day: August 26
NA Youth Night at the HS Stadium: September 7
NA Homecoming Parade: September 28

How to Register
Online Registration: May 1st - July 17th
After July 17th, all participants will be waitlisted and charged a $25 late fee.
Add $50 the registration fee to players living outside the New Albany-Plain Local School District. 


Flag Football 

DivisionGradesDays of PlayRegistrationMiniPK-K *Tuesday/Sunday$95Maroon1-2Tuesday/Sunday$125Gold3-4Monday/Sunday$125Eagle5-6Thursday/Sunday$125

* Players must be 4 years old by 9/1/18 to participate
**Weeknight games will be at 6:30pm. Sunday games will be (Mini-12pm, Maroon-1pm, Gold-2pm, Eagle-3pm). 


Tackle Football

DivisionGradesDays of PlayBall Carry WeightRegistrationJunior Tackle3-4Weekday practices, weekend games100 lbs$250Senior Tackle5-6Weekday practices, weekend games125 lbs$250

Tackle Football Information

  • League includes New Albany, Bexley, Columbus Academy, Gahanna and Worthington.
  • Games will be played on Saturday or Sunday. Times and location are determined by the above-mentioned teams.
  • Important dates:
    • July 22 - Equipment Fitting
    • July 23-26 - Evaluations; Participants are required to attend all 4 days
    • July 30 - Practice begins in the Purple Zone
    • August 26 - Opening Day
    • October 27 - Championship Games
  • All coaches are USA Football certified


DivisionGradesDays of PlayRegistrationFlag Football CheerK-3Practice Tue/Thurs; Cheer on Sundays$125+uniform feesTackle Football Cheer4-6Practice Tue/Thurs; Cheer of Saturdays$125+uniform fees

Cheerleading Information

  • Cheer fees include: Cheer Camp, pom poms, cheer bow and t-shirt. 
  • Cheer Camp Dates: August 7-9, location TBA.
  • Uniform Fitting Dates: August 2nd from 5:30pm-6:30pm at Bevelhymer Park Green Zone concession stand. Uniform includes shell, skirt, midriff and brief.
  • Practices begin August 14th in the Green Zone from 6-7:30pm.
  • If you have a Cheer Uniform you'd like to sell/swap, please bring it with you to the uniform fittings.
  • Independence Day Parade: July 4th, All cheerleaders are invited and should wear cheer shorts, 2017 cheer camp tankand cheer bow.

2018 NAYFL Board Members President Brent Roth Vice President Ryan Brigle Treasurer  Mike Troutman Director, Boosters James Manville Director, Registration John Clark Director, Cheer Kathy VinciguerraTackle and Flag Board Members President, TackleMugz Burnstorf President, FlagRyan Brigle Vice President, TackleOpen Vice President, FlagMiles Rush Director, FieldsKevin Allen Director, Special EventsJessica Brigle/Kerri Keefer Director, Equip & CombineJohn Clark  Director, EquipmentMichael Ridgway Director, CommunicationsHarry Hines Director, FinanceMike Troutman Director, Special EventsMarty Jerwers Director, CommunicationsPaul Flowers Sr Tackle CommissionerKevin Allen Director, SponsorshipsPat Williams Jr Tackle CommissionerMarty Jerwers Director, Rules and CoachesDon Deshetler Director, OfficialsBrent Roth Director, RefereesMiles Rush/Pat Williams   Director, Fields/OperationsDaniel Skinner   Commissioner, Mini    Commissioner, Maroon    Commissioner, Gold    Commissioner, Eagle 


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