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 

Division Grades Day of Play Registration Fee
Mini* PK-K Tuesday/Sunday $95
Maroon 1-2 Tuesday/Sunday $125
Gold 3-4 Monday/Sunday $125
Eagle 5-6 Thursday/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

Division Grades Days of Play Ball Carry Weight Registration Fee
Junior Tackle 3-4 Weekday practices, weekend games 100 lbs $250
Senior Tackle 5-6 Weekday practices, weekend games 125 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


Division Grades Days of Play Registration
Flag Football Cheer K-3 Tues/Thurs; Cheer on Sundays $125 + uniform fees
Tackle Football Cheer 4-6 Tues/Thurs; Cheer on 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 Vinciguerra
Tackle and Flag Board Members
Prsident, Tackle Mugz Burnstorf
President, Flag Ryan Brigle
Vice President, Tackle Open
Vice President, Flag Miles Rush
Director, Fields Kevin Allen
Director, Special Events Jessica Brigle, Kerri Keefer
Director, Equipment and Combine John Clark
Director, Equipment Michael Ridgway
Director, Communications Harry Hines
Director, Finance Mike Troutman
Director, Special Events Marty Jerwers
Director, Communications Paul Flowers
Sr Tackle Commissioner Kevin Allen
Jr Tackle Commissioner Marty Jerwers
Director, Sponsorships Pat Williams
Director, Rules and Coaches Don Deshetler
Director, Tackle Officials Brent Roth
Director, Flag Officials Miles Rush/Pat Williams
Director, Fields/Operations Daniel Skinner
Commisioner, Mini  
Commissioner, Maroon  
Commissioner, Gold  
Commissioner, Eagle  

Field Map

Master Schedule