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8th Grade AAYFL
Thank you to all of our coaches, players, parents and
Oshkosh Flyers Football Club is a member
All American Youth Football
Competitive Youth Football for 5th, 6th,
7th & 8th Grade
OSHKOSH FLYERS FOOTBALL
A Note from our President - Tom Bell
The 2016 Flyers Football season has come to a close. All the practices are done, the games have been played, and the equipment is packed away. Like most coaches, this day is bitter sweet for myself. Knowing the gridiron is quite for 9 months. Amazing to see how the teams developed and achieved together. I am looking forward to the returning players and the unknown 5th grade players. Now to catch up on some much needed and neglected home chores.
Our club record is 23-8-1. Every player, coach, volunteer, and parent should be proud of their team's accomplishments. I heard a lot comments today during equipment turn-in, how the players are already missing the practices and games. I also heard comments from the coaches not knowing what to do with their new found free time. That is a true testament to the excellence of our program.
Thank you to all the volunteers and parent reps for pitching in whenever needed. Know this program would not be here without your support. Also thank you to all the coaches wives for supporting us coaches. We could not do this without your sacrifice and support.
I encourage each player to continue his development during the off season. Make sure you are playing other sports, participating in the Cats program, doing well in school, and being a great family member. Always giving your full effort in everything you do!
Approximate Game Times
Game Times - unless otherwise
8th grade - 9 am
7th grade - approximately 10:30 am
6th grade - approximately 12:00 pm
5th grade - approximately 1:30 pm
Each game lasts approximately
1.5 hours - consecutive games
begin immediately afterwards.
Middle School C.A.T.S.
CATS MS - P.M. SESSION
The Middle School C.A.T.S. course is for any student living in the Oshkosh School District and entering into 6th – 8th grade for the 2016-2017 school year. This is a basic weight lifting/strength training course that has been designed strictly for middle school students. This class will put emphasis on proper weightlifting techniques, safety when it comes to working out with exercise equipment, healthy lifestyle choices, speed and agility drills. Studies show that adolescents that begin a sound training routine by sixth grade can achieve much greater levels in strength and fitness than those who start later in life. The class will meet three days per week (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday for 75 minutes).
Location: Oshkosh West High School Weight Room
Date: June 20 - July 28, 2016 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Class Fee: $10 will be collected the first day of class which includes a T-shirt and needed equipment. This fee is waived for families on free and/or reduced lunch for the 2015-2016 school year.
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BFS; Bigger, Faster, Stronger weight training program.
Last year the Oshkosh Flyers started a weight training program under the direction of Coach Joe Schleis based on the BFS; Bigger, Faster, Stronger weight training program. As an organization we saw the benefits our athletes were rewarded with after a full season of weight training. By the end of the season we felt our kids were Bigger, Faster, and Stronger than our opponents. After our season was completed, Oshkosh West offered an off-season weight training program for our athletes to utilize at their facility and it was called CATS. There was a pretty good turnout of middle school kids and then we opened it up to 4th graders as well and they jumped right in there with the older boys.
Because of the momentum this program seems to have the Flyers wanted some of our coaches to become BFS certified. Therefore during the summer three of our coaches; Joe Framke, Kelly Schmitt, and Dave Hickman became BFS certified. Joe Schleis will run our weight training program during the season this year and with the help of Joe, Kelly, and Dave, we will have the boys weight training on Mondays and Thursdays like we did last year. If you want to watch the boys go thru the circuit please come to practice on one of those nights it is really neat to see them in action and the motivation Joe brings to this program.
Affinity Health System is running a Community Baseline Project which is Pre-Concussion Testing for Athletes that are in club, middle school, and local athletic programs and don't have access to ImPACT testing until they reach the high school levels. The testing dates and details are listed on the link below with direct links to schedule testing. Cost is only $10 and it is open to all kids age 11 and older! Please pass this on to as many coaches, teams, and parents as possible! The link below is user friendly but please let whom-ever you pass this on to know that they can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or if they would like actual brochures!
CATS is a training program
for 5th through 8th graders
to enhance performance for all
sports. Monday and Thursday evenings at the Oshkosh West weight room.
more information - click here.
you to Aurora Medical
Medical Center will be providing
trainers at all of the home
games again this year. This is a
very generous donation and a
great help to the Flyers
It is very
much appreciated by our staff
and our players and parents.
A gentle reminder to parents:
Parents, our league is very specific in who is allowed to coach our teams. All coaches must be certified and have a background check before they can coach. Both during practice and on game days, please allow the coaches and players to concentrate on the task at hand and remind your family/friends that talking with the players and/or offering "advise" from the sidelines causes distraction to the player and the team. Thank you for your understanding in this matter. If you have a concern about your son, please address it with your head coach, preferably not on game day.
As always, if you have a concern, please do not hesitate to talk with your head coach or a member of our Executive Board - Bob Dahl, or Tom Bell.
Please be sure to utilize our website all
season long as it is the most effective way to keep up-to-date.
Practice Field - All Flyers teams will
Carl Traeger Elementary/Middle School for the 2015 season.
Team Notes - Check for important
messages from your head coach
Home Games - All home games are played
at Oshkosh West High School.
Volunteer Sign-Up -
please sign up to help at our home games.
Order Flyers Merchandise
- If you have a current e-mail address (we do NOT share your e-mail)
please e-mail to
so we can add you to
our Flyers broadcast list and keep you up to date with important
We created a photo link site on
for photos. We have several parents that take pictures at many of
the games and they have shared them with the rest of the players via our
Photo Site. We appreciate their contribution to our club and thank
them for their efforts.
Click here for our Photo Site
Please feel free to upload pictures you have taken to
share with the team.
If there is severe weather the coaches
may delay or cancel practice, but all players should show up at the practice
field on time and ready to practice.
If severe weather should halt
practice the coaches will determine if the practice should be delayed or
cancelled. In the event that practice is cancelled parents must be
available to pick up their children before the scheduled time.
Click here for more information on
Severe Weather Procedures
There are a number of opportunities for parents
to help out. The board is expecting all parents work at least two events.
This can be one fundraising event and one game-day job, or two game-day jobs.
Your choice, all you have to do is sign
Remember...working events is part of your commitment to the team!
We need everyone to pitch in and help to make this a fun and successful season.