All perspective Salem Parks and Recreation Department Youth Football coaches are encouraged to attend a preseason coaches meeting Tuesday July 29, at 7:00pm in Salem City Hall. This includes coaches from East Washington, West Washington, and Salem. Coaches are required to submit a coaching application to the Park and Rec. Office and must be okayed by the Park Board before assuming duties to coach.
The applications are submitted to the Washington County Sheriff's Dept. and the Washington County Welfare Dept. for Criminal and Child Protection Services Background Checks. This year each coach must take an online football coaching course through USA Football. The course concentrates on concussions, proper equipment fitting, hydration, etc. Upon completion, each coach will recieve their youth football coaching certification.
The Salem Parks and Recreation Department Youth Football league co-directors are once again Rodney Brough and Bubba Abbott. Salem P&R Youth Football is for players grades 3rd-6th residing in Washington County. For more information you may call the Salem Parks and Rec. Office at 883-2895.
As a reminder, the fee for each player is $35.00. Registration and issuance of equipment will be Sunday August 3, 1-4pm and Sunday August 10, 1-3pm.
NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DRAFTS. PLAYERS MUST BE PRESENT FOR EQUIPMENT FITTING DURING REGISTRATION.