MTYAA is now accepting coaching applications for the 2017 season!
If you would like to volunteer to coach please contact Joe Disney.
President: Joe Disney
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Cheer Director: Kristin Garza
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MTYAA Head Coaches
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
A concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump or blow to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Even what seems to be a mild bump or blow to the head can be serious.
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the “Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports” initiative to offer information about concussions—a type of traumatic brain injury—to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The “Heads Up” initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.
Website: CDC Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
Fact Sheet for Coaches Fact Sheet for Parents Fact Sheet for Players
USA Football is an independent non-profit organization leading the development of youth, high school, and international amateur football endowed by the NFL and NFL Players Association in 2002.
USA Football Coaching Membership includes many valuable benefits including Coaching Insurance. It also gives coaches access to online resources including: Coaching Education and Certification, a Drills Library, a Practice Planner and a Click 'n' Create Playbook.
Positive Coaching Alliance
The Positive Coaching Alliance was established at Stanford University in 1998. PCA believes that winning is a goal in youth sports but that there is a second, more important goal of using sports to teach life lessons through positive coaching.
NFL Youth Football
NFL Youth Football programs help children and their families enjoy the football experience every time they step on a field. Their programs are also a resource for coaches, helping them promote a positive experience for all participants. All youth football programs follow their Seven Guiding Principles, developed from feedback from kids, parents and coaches. They encourage everyone to participate and have fun!
Youth Sports Research Council
The Youth Sports Research Council was founded in 1983. It is a division of the Department of Exercise Science and Sports Studies at Rutgers University. The YSRC develops, synthesizes, and disseminates scientific research about the influence of physical activity and organized sports on the healthy development of children and adolescents. Our award-winning educational programs are designed for recreation directors, coaches, parents, and administrators of youth sports leagues.
Bruce Brown serves as director of Proactive Coaching, a company that conducts workshops and provides materials for coaches, athletes, parents, businesses and school districts on how to enhance their effectiveness in building teams and student-athletes of both character and competence.
NFL Coaching Academy Playbook
The NFL and the National Football Foundation have teamed to elevate the quality of coaching at the youth and high school levels with the Coaching Academy Playbook. The curriculum stresses the game's social benefits and character-building attributes, as well as the Xs and Os of football.
NFL Play Safe Series
In collaboration with leading national health organizations, the NFL has launched PLAY SAFE!, a unique youth football education series designed to provide coaches, players, and parents with user-friendly, football-specific health and safety information. This four-part series includes comprehensive information on first aid, nutrition, strength and conditioning, and psychological health.
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