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Place Your 2016 Yearbook Ads and Shoutouts
Yearbook Ads & Shoutouts for the Coconut Creek Football Program 2016 Yearbook are due by October, 24th. The 2016 Yearbook is distributed to all Tackle Players and Cheerleaders and is a memento they keep for years. This is a great way for local business' to reach our Eagle Nation Family.

Yearbook Ads are also a great way to honor your childs commitment and effort during the 2016 season, all the kids love to see special recognition in the yearbook. Ads and Shoutouts are a great way to thank those League Volunteers who have gone the extra mile during the 2016 season. Yearbook Ads start at $20.00 for a business card ad. A 35 Character shout out is only $3.00!

Download the Yearbook Ad Order Form Here

 
Join the 20th Season Celebration, August 12-13th.
The Coconut Creek Football & Cheer Program invites all of our participants, parents, alumni, volunteers and the Coconut Creek Community to come out and help us celebrate the start of our organization's 20th season the weekend of August 12th. Our program has a slew of fun activities planned for the entire weekend with food, music and special guests.

All 20th Season Celebration activities will be Held at Sabal Pines Park.
  • Friday, August 12th
    • Flag Football NFL Division Season Kickoff, 6:00 pm. Field #4
    • Tackle & Cheer 2016 Season Kickoff Pep Rally, 6:30 pm, East Field
  • Saturday, August 13th
    • Tackle & Cheer 2016 regular season opener against the Weston Warriors. West Field
    • Games begin at 9:00 am and run throughout the day.
    • Mighty Mites play on the East Field at 11:30 am.
  • Sunday, August 14th
    • Flag Team Introductions, 11:15 am. East Field
    • 20th Season Ceremonies 11:30 am.
    • Flag games begin, 1:00 pm.
Concessions will be available at all events and the League store will be stocked with Brand New CCFP and Eagle Merchandise.

Don't forget to ask a Football player our cheerleader about our great 2016 Fundraiser Items:
  • University of Miami vs Florida Atlantic Football Tickets, $20.00.
    Saturday, September 10th, 6:00 pm, New Miami Stadium.
  • Papa Johns Pizza Cards, $15.00.
    Buy one, Get one free, through July, 31 2017 at local participating locations. Multiple discounts allowed per order.
  • SaveAround Coupon Books, $25.00.
    SaveAround is North America’s premier Discount Coupon Book with 1,000s in savings at national brands and local businesses! FREE Membership to Savings-On-The-Go that includes mobile and printable coupons.
 
Tackle Football & Cheerleading Practices Start July 5th.
2013 Practices begin The Eagles Tackle and Cheer squads will officially begin the 2016 season when practices start the week of July 4th.

All tackle teams & Cheerleaders, will begin practice on Tuesday, July 5th. Practices for all teams will begin at 6:30 pm. Most practices will end at 8:30 pm.

All tackle teams and Cheer Squads will practice at Sabal Pines Park.

- Mighty Mites will practice on the West Field
- The 8U (PW) & 9U teams will practice on the East Field.
-The 10U & 11U teams will practice on Field #4
-The 12U & 13U teams will practice on the Field #3

The first week of practices will be without pads. Players should come in cleated shoes and athletic wear (shorts and t-shirt). All players should bring a filled water jug.

Tackle equipment will be handed out the week of July 4th. Practices in full pads will begin on Monday, July, 11th.

The Eagle Cheerleaders will practice at Sabal Pines Park, Field #1

For Cheer Practice Schedules for the week of July 4th, Click Here.
 
 
Sign Up for Creek Weather Alerts and Park Closures with CocoALERT.
Everbridge Alerts
The City of Coconut Creek will have the Everbridge Alert System active for the 2016 Eagles Season. Sign up for this free weather alert system and get calls, text messages or e-mail updates sent right to your devices whenever the City parks have been closed for weather or other issues.

Dubbed CocoALERT, the city's alert system will allow you to specify where and how you are notified of park closures, on your devices. The Coconut Creek Football program encourages all families of players and Cheerleaders to sign up for this free service.

Click the following link to set up your account and to start receiving alerts; https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736721520#/login
 

Eagles Earned their Wings In Minicamp.  Will Wear with pride in 2016 Uni's.
2016 Eagles jerseys
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The Eagles hope to find their wings and Soar during the 2016 Football Season.  Their 2016 uniform will help inspire them to reach new heights.  A sublimated wing design on the Jersey and an Anniversary patch marking the 20th season for our program and the 15th tackle season highlight our 2016 look.  An eagle in flight marks the back of the  Jersey.  The new jersey paired with the Two tone pant introduced last year should remind our players of the lofty expectations we have of them in the 2016 season. 

All Registered Players will get to keep this one of a kind jersey and we expect our players to wear it with pride as they step on to field for the 2016 season.

2016 is shaping up to be a milestone season.
Don't Miss out, Register Today!

Click Here to see our photos of the actual Jersey!
 
2016 Executive Board Elections.
The Coconut Creek Football Program elected its 2016 Executive board on Sunday, January 17th at the Parks & Recreation Building at Sabal Pines Park (next to the tennis Courts). The Elections were held from 6:00 - 6:30 pm.

The CCFP bylaws mandate that the program shall establish an Executive Board, which consists of five members who are responsible for the overall governance of the program. The Executive board should be established by general election of the Coconut Creek Football Program's voting membership on a yearly basis. The Executive Board is composed of the following positions, the person listed was elected to fill that position:
  • President - Terry Mohr
  • Vice-President of Tackle - John Stokes
  • Vice-President of Flag - Paul Friedman
  • Treasurer - Kim Micioni
  • Secretary - Cheryl Nelson
The elected Executive Board appoint a football and cheerleading board and any special committees deemed necessary to ensure the success of the program.  80% of the executive and appointed board members should be Coconut Creek residents

Click Here for a complete list of the 2016 Executive and Appointed Board.

VOTING MEMBERSHIP:
In the Annual Election of the Executive Board the voting membership shall be comprised of elected officers, Board members, appointed committees, one Tackle head football coach and one assistant coach per team, one team mom from each tackle football team, one flag head coach per team, and one head cheerleading coach per team. Each voting member is limited to one vote regardless of how many positions they hold. Voting members must be present to vote and can not vote by proxy.

Please notify the League via e-mail by Saturday, January 15th, 6:00pm if you would like to be placed on the ballot for an 2016 Executive Board position. Please send your name, address, contact number and position interested in to ccreekeagles@gmail.com. Please also e-mail the league if you are interested in being considered for an appointed board position for 2016. To learn more about the Annual election and available board positions and duties please view the Coconut Creek Football Program Bylaws by clicking Here

 
Eagle's Coaches prepare for 2015 Season.
The 2015 season has started early for the Eagles Coaching staffs. The Eagles Coaches "sharpened the saw" and worked on improving their coaching skills by attending the Miami Dolphins Youth & High School Coaching Clinic held April 6th - 9th at Nova Southeastern University. This was the first time the Dolphin's held this event and it was a great success.

Miami Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin opened the clinic on Monday evening and discussed the importance of coaching the coaches and paying it forward to all those who had mentored him during his career. All Of the Dolphins positional coaches were on hand to give presentations as were Dolphins Offensive Coordinator Bill Lazor, Special Teams Coordinator Darren Rizzi and Defensive Coordinator Kevin Coyle. NCAA Coaching Staffs from the University of Miami, Florida Atlantic and Florida International University were also on hand to give live drills and skills demonstrations. All the Eagles coaches who attended came away thoroughly impressed with the quality of the clinic and the information provided.

The Eagles Thank Twan Russell and the Dolphins Academy Staff for putting on such a great event.   Click Here for an article on the clinic from the Dolphins website.

The Eagles program and the AYFL are committed to fielding South Florida's best youth football coaches, the Dolphins coaching clinic, which was mandatory for our coaches was a part of that commitment. In addition, For the 1st time in 2015, all Eagles Head and Assistant coaches will be required to become USA Football members and complete USA Football's Level 1 Tackle Coaching Certification.

This Certification which includes Heads Up Football training will give our coaches a comprehensive collection of resources; programs, applications and promotions to effect change and address the complex challenges of player health and safety in youth football.   Click Here for more information on the USA Football Heads Up Program.

Eagles Coaches please visit our Coaches Page for information on how to complete your certification.

Eagles Add Mighty Mite Program
Mighty Mites Logo The Eagles will field a new development division for players six and under in 2015. This new Mighty Mite division will allow younger players the chance to experience tackle football in a non-competitive environment with an emphasis on skill development and player safety. Players will be taught by USA Football Certified Coaches basic football fundamentals. The Mighty Mites program was designed to benefit players new to the game. who may have not gotten as much playing time in the 8U Division.

The Mighty Mites is still a tackle division. There will be contact (but at a much slower speed), the players will be in full uniform and they will compete against teams from other AYFL member clubs. There are, however some significant differences from our regular tackle program.

The most significant difference for the Mighty Mites is the time commitment. Mighty Mites will meet only three times a week, compared to five for our regular tackle divisions. They will have two practices and one game a week. Games will be on Thursday nights at 6:45 pm.   Games will consist of four 15 minute quarters. Each team will have a 15 minute offense and defense session each half.  The clock will run during the game and will only be stopped for injury or a team can elect to use their one offensive timeout.  Total game time including half time should run about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Practices will be held from 6:30 to 8:00 pm weekdays, days TBD.

Official scores will not be kept in this division, like our 8U division, coaches will be allowed on the field with the players. Games will be played on a 50 yard field.  Each team will start their offensive possession from the 40 yard line heading into the end zone.  Our Mighty Mites program will have mandatory play rules and every player will participate in games. The Mighty Mites registration fee is also reduced and is only $225/$200. $15 less than our regular tackle divisions.

Mighty Mites:
  • Non-competitive division with emphasis on skill development for 6U players.
  • Coaching by USA Football certified coaches who will emphasis game fundamentals and player safety.
  • Mandatory play rules.
  • Reduced time commitment. Two practices and one game per week. All on weekdays
  • Reduced practice and game times
  • Mighty Mite teams will have equal time on offense and defense.
  • Still tackle football, contact, full pads and competition against AYFL member clubs.
  • Reduced Fees. Registration $150 through July 5th.

Mayor Tooley Welcomed into the Eagle Nation.
Mayor Tooley with Eagles
While the Eagles were accomplishing special things on the field in last seasons big win over Boca. They had a special guest off the field. Coconut Creek Mayor Becky Tooley stopped by to show her support for the Eagles. The mayor who is a big supporter of youth sports in the City, took time off from her busy schedule to come and cheer on the Eagles.

The Eagles were eager to show their appreciation to the Mayor, the City and the Parks & Recreation Staff for all their support in helping coordinate everything that goes into an Eagle's Home game. The Mayor delivered the game ball for our 140 lb. game and presided over the coin toss. The fired up 140's then went on to win that game 32-0. In fact the Eagles swept the day. Winning all seven contests against the visiting Jets. With success like that we need to petition Mayor Tooley to be at every home game.

Thank you Mayor Tooley! Thank you Coconut Creek! Thank you Parks & Recreation Dept.

Your help makes us one of the premier programs in the AYFL and we are proud ambassadors of the City each and every game day.

Special thanks to the following members of the Parks & Recreation Department Staff. Who have done an outstanding job in helping the Eagles in our first two home games.
  • Navin Singh
  • Tom Maloney
  • Darrell Clevenger
  • Justin Wallace
  • Bryan Smith
  • Joe Macaione
 
 

 

 

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