Welcome Parents and Football Players to the 2018 season!
Please read below for important information and dates:
Physicals: Completed physical must be turned in to a Coach on or before the first practice. Physical forms can be found on the OGB website.
August 6ththuntil Aug. 24th: practice times after heat acclimation will be determine by each levels head coach, Monday- Friday nights. (no more then 2 hours per practice)
Starting Aug. 27th: practice will go to 3 nights per week
Rookie Tackle Football Team (7 Year olds, back field)
Sophomore Tackle Football Team (8 & 9 Year olds, front field)
Junior Tackle Football Team (10 & 11 year olds, front field)
Senior Tackle Football Team (12 & 13 year olds, back field)
Parking at Elk Ridge School: In the back lot, the parking spaces in the front row are reserved for coaches. Please do not park on the grass.
• OGBto supply: Game jersey and game pants (with integrated pads), helmet, chin strap, 1 mouth guard and shoulder pads.
• Player to supply: Practice jersey, practice pants, cleats, athletic shorts or girdle with protective cup and socks.
The coaches will determine placement of players on Varsity and Junior Varsity teams in the first few weeks of the season. Our goal is to field 2 competitive teams for each level that we are able to split up into a JV and Varsity, 16-18 players would be ideal per team.
Field Rules: We rent the fields and must follow League Rules (and/or School District Policies:
• No smoking (or using tobacco products) or alcohol on the property.
• No animals allowed.
• No skateboarding.
• No parking on the grass.
• All trash must be thrown away before leaving the premises.
Bert Bell ID’s: August 15th at 6:30 at Hockessin Firehouse. If you are a new player, please plan to attend. Returning players that require an updated ID will be notified, ID’s last for 4 years.
Volunteers Needed: As many of you know, OGB is a 100% volunteer based organization. If possible, please volunteer in any way you can to help make this a great season.
Looking forward to a wonderful season!
Please visit our WEBSITE or FACEBOOK for OGB updates and reminders.
THIS IS HOW WE TEACH TACKLING @ THE YOUTH LEVEL!