NWC will offer NFL FLAG powered by USA Football to its youth athletes in 2018. NFL FLAG powered by USA Football is the premier youth flag football program in the United States with more than 410,000 boys and girls ages 5-17 playing in leagues nationwide.
Players in NFL FLAG powered by USA Football have fun while gaining the sport’s inherent benefits and being physically active. Young athletes learn every position on the field as well as football fundamentals through USA Football’s digital resources at www.usafootball.com.
Coaches have free access to USA Football’s certified flag football coaching course, spanning the sport’s fundamentals to player health. All players receive NFL team jerseys and are eligible to compete in NFL FLAG powered by USA Football regional tournaments.
“Flag is a terrific way to enjoy the fun of football while learning the fundamentals of the sport, getting exercise, gaining confidence and making lasting friendships,” NWC President, Bobby Diaz and Vice President, (Parent) Nicole Everson said. “USA Football provides our young athletes an exciting and rewarding experience with our country’s favorite sport.”
“For more than 15 years, USA Football has helped millions of young athletes enjoy the best of football through coaching education, exciting versions of the sport and nationally endorsed standards of play.” USA Football Director of Events, Brittney Brothers said. “This year will mark the greatest number of coaches and players involved with USA Football to date. We commend and value all high school and youth programs who share our commitment to their young athletes.”
NFL FLAG Powered by USA Football: (www.nflflag.com) provides opportunities for children ages 5-17 to enjoy America’s favorite sport. With more than 410,000 participants nationwide, players benefit by being physically active through non-contact, continuous action while learning the fundamentals of football, lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship.
About USA Football: USA Football designs and delivers premier educational, developmental and competitive programs to advance and grow the sport. As the sport’s national governing body, member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and organizer of U.S. National Teams for international competition, USA Football partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy and athletics to support positive football experiences for youth, high school and other amateur players.
For more about NFL FLAG powered by USA Football, visit www.nflflag.com and www.usafootball.com.