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Flag Football Co-ed & All Girls Leagues:
Spring 2021 Registration is Open
Spring Registration is open and we still have a few roster spots open in every Division. Registration will close on April 1st (some exceptions can be made) a $50 Late Registration Fee will kick in on February 28th. Check out the Division details below to see how many new coaches are needed and exactly how many roster spots are available in your division. Once all the roster spots are filled in a Division, we will start a waitlist until we get another Head Coach in that Division, which will open up 8 new roster spots.
The Teams will be drafted in each Division on or before March 1st and the 1st regular season practice will start on April 12th. The first regular season game will take place on April 17th and our end of season Superbowl will take place on June 5th.
Kindergarten Division = 11 Players - 3 Roster Spots Available
Luppino, Gallo, Poisella, Pemble, Consiglio, McCarthy, DAngelis, Major, Pettorini, Melendez, Stromberg
Coaches = 0 - 4 Coaches Needed
1st Grade Division = 35 Players - 7 Roster Spots Available
Cramer, Ahearn, Bender, Garcia, Bowman, Chapple, Incao, Ahmed, Luppino, Luppino, Gallo, Salvatore, Poisella, Pemble, Consiglio, McCarthy, Gismondi, Manberg, Philippopoulos, DAngelis, Grippando, Major, de Villiers, Brooks, Pettorini, Alexander, Lorig, Ratinov, Gemelli, Flory, Melendez, Lewis, Lewis, Stromberg, Grosso
Coaches = 10 Salvatore, Incao, Luppino, Philippopoulos, Gemelli, Consiglio, DAngelis, Lorig, Cramer, Ratinov - 3 Coaches Needed
2nd Grade Division = 35 Players - 7 Roster Spots Available
Sobocinski, Crossen, Valouktzis, Helgesen, Lepore, Saffi, McGoldrick, McGoldrick, Crisafulli, Morin, Fine, Bezanson, Murphy, Gallo, Pemble, Meken, Yao, Murphy, Benedek, Nieman, Stoeffel, McBurney, Campbell, DeMasi, Jeschke, Murphy, Capalbo, Lehman, Vasse, Craig, Smith, Gutierrez, Morelli, Hanscom, Stromberg
Coaches = 7 McGoldrick, Yao, Benedek, Smith, Morelli, Capalbo, Craig - 5 Coaches Needed
3rd Grade Division = 38 Players - 4 Roster Spots Available - Player Draft starting in 48 hours
Castellano, Cramer, Bhanderi, Van Steenkiste, Deane, Hall, Dibuono-Krafick, Unruh, Rudnicki, Rosolen, Van Balen, Bezanson, Schiller, Pacciotti, Cain, Cerra, Presta, Braid, Manberg, Cosentino, Dempster, Young, Ceballos, Peck, Krupa, Ahmed, Traub, Pettorini, Carrington, Phillips, MacDonald, Metz, Brindley, Clarke, Sposato, Libertiny, Poreman, Bravi
Coaches = 13 Cerra, Hall, Bhanderi, Rudnicki, Carrington, Cosentino, Krafick, Cain, Manberg, Metz, Brindley, MacDonald, Poreman - 1 Coach Needed
4th Grade Division = 31 Players - 1 Roster Spots Available - Player Draft in Round 2
Kaiser, Gallo, Greene, Meken, Kidd, Topher, Kelly, Fields, Major, Maxfield, Baker, Anastasia, DuBrock, Capalbo, Branch, Magner, Fowler, Savage, Gibbons, Christianson, Bryant, Monteleone, Albright, Rokkam, Hickey, Melendez, Baldwin, Bernard, Markowski, Hanscom, Schoetz
Coaches = 8 Gibbons, Gallo, Greene, Kaiser, DuBrock, Savage, Major, Kelly - 1 Coach Needed
5th/6th Grade Division = 32 Players - Waitlist started - Player Draft Completed
Sideleau, Helgesen, Yovine, Darst, MacNaughton, Palumbo, Kaiser, Avallone, Mercado, Philippopoulos, Campbell, Young, Ray, Raftery, Schallop, Jeschke, Matera, Jagetic, Coleman, Magner, Fowler, Condon, Hobson, Anastasia, Fila, Boatwalla, Brown, Albright, Falvo, Fox, Chase, Cretella
Team 5 Waitlist = 1 Berghaus
Coaches = 9 Palumbo, Jagetic, Anastasia, Ray, Boatwalla, Condon, Falvo, Yovine, Chase - 2 Coaches Needed
7th/8th Grade Division = 7 Players
Miller, Young, Gray, Silvan, Richards, Bernard, Wernke
9th/12th Grade Division = 0 Players
All Girls Division = 6 Players
Crossen (2nd), McGoldrick (2nd), Young (3rd), Baker (4th), Anastasia (4th), Christianson (4th)
Our Wilton Flag Football League supports all student athletes that play multiple sports. We will do our best to choose game times & practice days that fit your childs schedule so they can participate in multiple sports with little to no conflicts.
Our Flag Football Website is updated every week and we have created an FAQ page for All Flag Football seasons to help answer any questions you might have. Stay tuned for more updates, email the Wilton Flag Football Commissioner if you have any questions:
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5 BENEFITS OF KIDS PLAYING FOOTBALL
Flag football is one of the fastest growing youth sports, currently on its way to becoming a college sanctioned sport. Tackle football fields over 1 million high school student-athletes each year. No matter which way you look at it, our love for football runs deep.
While extensive research is being conducted to better understand football safety, it’s still a game that comes with many physical and emotional benefits. Need proof? Here are five great benefits for kids who play football:
1. Health benefits: Football is a fast moving game with a lot of variety. Players run, jump, quickly change direction, and stop and start, which improves cardiovascular health. Practice drills, complex running routes and defensive techniques all encourage speed, strength, and stamina. And these activities also engage motor skills, specifically hand and eye coordination. Plus, a recent study found that playing football has positive effects on bone strength.
2. Teamwork: Youth football teaches kids accountability, leadership, and the impact of positive sportsmanship. Every position has a purpose and to execute a play successfully, each individual needs to fulfill their responsibility, while working together—a skill that’s valuable both on and off the field.
3. Discipline: Learning routes, repetitive drills, and executing proper technique take a high level of discipline—and football players do it time and time again. Each practice is laying the foundation for a strong work ethic that kids will use throughout their lives. And this is one of the biggest benefits of football.
4. Mental toughness: Sports are a great platform to build mental toughness. Whether it’s making a mistake on the field or needing to comeback from a major upset, setbacks are bound to happen. And to move forward, players must learn how to persevere. Football provides a lot of opportunities to improve mental toughness, from remaining calm under pressure to focusing during chaotic situations.
5. Socialization: Football teaches kids how to effectively communicate and work well with others. After all, one player can’t do everything. They rely on each other—what a better way to make long-lasting friendships? Layer this with learning to respect and receive direction from authority (aka coaches) and you have a range of socialization skills.