The Young Thunderbirds Football Program offers flag and tackle football teams in spring and fall. We also offer an offseason workout program each January for players looking to keep up their skills outside of the regular season.
Nope! While the majority of the players in our program do attend Shawnee Heights schools, it is not a requirement to play. About 20% of players in our program that list outside of the Shawnee Heights School District.
Yes! We have several female athletes that participate in both our tackle and flag program. We welcome and encourage female athletes to give the sport of football a try!
No, we have a place in our program for players of all skill levels. If we have multiple teams in the same grade level, coaches will likely place athletes on an 'upper' or 'lower' team. The only reasons we would not take a new player into our program is if we did not have roster space, it is past the registration deadline, or at the discretion of the Board in rare circumstances.
New in 2022! All you need to do is click on the 'Register' tab! All registration will go through TeamSnap.
Yes! Please download the TeamSnap app in preparation to communicate with your players coach(s).
If your player is registered to play tackle, you must also submit his or her birth certificate and school grade card with your registration. These documents are required from the league we play with.
Yes! The Young Thunderbirds Football Program will turn away no athlete due to financial reasons. We have a scholarship application, which can be found at this link. Please complete the application and email us at email@example.com for next steps.
Yes, parents/guardians can request a refund of 50% prior to registration deadline. Deadlines will vary per league and season, but will be posted on each registration form. Once the registration deadline has passed refunds will only be given on a case by case basis for certain situations that will be voted on by the Young Thunderbirds Operating Committee.