Grove city midget football club
Grove City Midget Football is the right choice for your youth athlete at every skill level and age
USA Football member since 2011. Our coaches are and have always been USA Football Heads Up trained and certified since 2016. Our coaching staff has 5 to 20 years experience. Safety First!
USA Football is the national governing body for amateur American football in the United States.. USA Football designs and delivers premier educational, developmental and competitive programs to advance, unify and grow the sport. USA Football partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy and athletics to support a positive football experience for youth, high school and other amateur players.
Our coaches will be attending, in person, the 2023 Glazier Clinic
Each clinic has 100+ sessions of practical Xs and Os for your entire staff. Network and brainstorm with some of the best speakers in the game.
Exclusive invitation to Steelers Training Camp
As “members only” of USA Football, The Grove City Midget Football Club has been invited five times as a team to the Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp. Our team is giving special access down on the field with the players. The team also receives a short instructional session from the Steeler Staff on the field. We get pictures and autographs at the end.
Our players use the same helmets as the NFL, Riddel Speed Flex helmets.
Speed Flex: State-of-the-art protection. Backed by extensive research and data from millions of on-field impacts.
The Flex System
Cam·Loc™ Retention System
Quick Change Liner Attachment System
Tru-Curve Liner System
All-Points Quick Release™
Air Fit Liner System
Concussion sensors by Athlete Intelligence!
We only play Mercer County teams
Every coach and team listed below is USA Football Certified. All coaches use the Heads Up method of tackling to reduce the occurrence of concussion.
Sharpsville Blue Devils
West Middlesex Reds
5th quarter game time
This quarter is played after the game to give kids that are not quite ready for live play, playing time is in a controlled scrimmage as a steppingstone to getting into a live game.
“This is a technique sport, and the technique they’re teaching at USA Football is huge … I can tell you everything my youth coach taught me to this day, so it’s so important that our youth coaches teach the right things, teach the proper fundamentals.”
Andy Reid, Head Coach, Kansas City Chiefs
2023 Football Season Overview
Registration cost is $40. Sibling discounts available.
Flag football starts in April
Tackle football practice starts at the end of July
Tackle practice is Monday through Friday at the Grove City Memorial Park
Ten Saturday games, August through October
Equipment provided - Helmets, Shoulder pads, pants, belts, practice jersey and game day jerseys
Pee Wee Team
5 to 9 years old (10 year old under 65 lbs)New 10 year old Rule Change 2023: 10 year olds under 65 pounds are eligible to play down to the Pee Wee Level.
Head Coach - Steve Lynn
Assistant Coaches - Jerome Methaney, Alexander Bess, Jeremi Casella
10-12 years old
Head Coach - Dave Say
Assitant Coaches - Shane Salmon, Ben Kolbe, Mitch Augustine, Wes Phipps