Category Archives: Youth Football

Former Texas A&M Coach Mike Sherman’s letter to Texas HS Coaches

I greatly enjoyed coach Sherman’s letter, which is reprinted below. ————————————————————————————————————— I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for allowing my staff and me to come into your high schools, recruit your players and share ideas … Continue reading

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Sports in the Offseason

An eventful football season usually indicates that young athletes are playing and working hard. While doing so however, kids are also acquiring minor tears and  injuries that tend to nag and linger. This is why parents should remember that the … Continue reading

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Makeshift Football Leagues.

Today I received an e-mail from yet another makeshift youth sports league, so far I can count 4, maybe 5 in San Antonio, you’ll recognize them by phrases like “Sports participation at the basic level”, “Teams are formed by closest … Continue reading

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NAJIFF Conference Alignments for 2011 released

NAJIFF has released the conference alignments for the 2011 Youth Football Season, check the Sharks location here: http://www.sa-sharks.com/news/stories/najiff-conf.html

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New practice and game gear available

Thanks to our sponsors, we are now receiving orders for practice and game gear (jerseys, pants, socks, mouthguards, etc.) at discounted prices, for more info go to: http://www.sa-sharks.com/gameday/gear.html

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USA Football Article about MRSA

Very interesting article on USA Football about the dangers of MRSA on Youth Sports, and how to prevent them, as simple as having your kids take a shower right after practice. MRSA is preventable but can be dangerous if left … Continue reading

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USA Football League Affiliation

USA Football wrote a nice press release about the San Antonio Sharks being affiliated now, seems like it was released in the San Antonio Area, hope we get some coverage. Here’s a copy of the announcement. San Antonio Sharks Youth … Continue reading

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More Reasons To Participate.

1. One in three U.S. children born in 2000 will contract Type II diabetes unless their lifestyles emphasize eating less and exercising more. The odds are one in two for African American and Hispanic children. (Center for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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San Francisco Examiner: Parents put your fears aside – let kids play football.

This a good article written by Bob Frantz for the San Francisco Examiner, it provides a fresh perspective about safety in youth sports. http://www.sfexaminer.com/sports/columnists/2011/02/parents-put-your-fears-aside-let-kids-play-football  

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