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2016 M-A Viking Head Coaches:

Tiny Mite: Willie Graham

Mitey Mite: TBD

Jr. Pee Wee: TBD

Pee Wee: Harold Atkins

Jr. Varsity: Dom Andrighetto

Varsity:  TBD

 

Not sure whom to ask?  info@mapopwarner.com

 

Pee Wee, 2011Peninsula Conference DII Champions, Pacific Northwest Regional Champions, Pop Warner National Championships Consolation Winner at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at DisneyWorld

 

Jr. Pee Wee, 2011 -  Undefeated in the regular season,  Peninsula Championship Runner-up, Pacific NW Region Consolation Game Champ 

 

Congrats to the JPW's & PW's, along with the other 2011 teams (TM, MM, JM) - GREAT seaon, Vikings!!


Football Information

 

THE ROLE OF THE PARENT IN POP WARNER FOOTBALL

The support of the parents, both mothers and fathers, is essential to the success of any youth program, but this support should be of the off-field variety in such activities as board positions, fund raising, promotions, equipment maintenance, team sponsorship, snack shack and other volunteer activities, as well as loyal but fair, fan support in the stands on the day of the game.

Parents must clearly understand the aim of the Pop Warner program, which is to teach their children good sportsmanship, fair play and a love and appreciation for the game of football.

Parents must never interfere with the operation of the team just because their child happens to be a member of that team. They will be better supporters of the team if they understand what the coaches are trying to do. The coach is the best judge of his players' abilities and capabilities and parents should not question his use of personnel, plays, strategy or methods. The coaching staff will be available after each session to answer your questions and we encourage parents to utilize this time.

Alcoholic beverages and/or drugs are not allowed on the school premises at any time. Those that fail to adhere to this policy will be reported to the local authorities. In addition, the team will forfeit the game, per Pop Warner rules.

A team representative will be assigning volunteers to help at the games. Timekeepers, Spotters, Chain Gang, Down Markers, MPR Monitors, etc. will be needed at all games.

 

PARTICIPANT RULES AND REGULATIONS

 Players pledge of conduct:

I will faithfully keep and abide by the following rules and carry them out to the best of my ability.

1. I will play any position assigned to me and will always do my very best for the team.
2. When my team is not playing, I will stay off the playing field completely and will not interfere with those that are playing.
3. I solemnly pledge that I will not in any way damage or deface any property, building or equipment.
4. I agree to abide by all decisions of game officials and will not create any unsportsmanlike gestures at any time.
5. I agree that I will be a respectful person at all times and I will remain from using foul language.
6. I agree to return, upon request, the uniform and other equipment issued to me in the same condition as when received except for normal wear and tear.

 

 ATTENDANCE

Attendance at all practice sessions and games is necessary. It is hard on any candidate to miss practice sessions. If a candidate cannot attend due to illness or injury, please contact his or her head coach and explain the absence. Contacting anyone OTHER than the head coach is not acceptable. Please note that playing time may be reduced as a result of missed practices.

 

 HEALTH AND HYGIENE

Good diet and sleep habits are a must for an athlete. A good diet will give you the source of energy your body needs, and good sleep habits will allow your muscles to rest properly and gain the strength that will be needed in a contact sport.

 

MEDICAL RELEASE/PHYSICALS

All players must have a current medical release form (click on "forms" tab) completed and signed by a parent AND a doctor.

 

CONDITIONING

During the first week of practice, beginning August 1, the student/athlete is subjected to a vigorous training program this is designed to build the strength and stamina needed to cope with the physical contact

In accordance with Pop Warner regulations, we are allowed to carry a maximum of 35 players per team. There are no try-outs. Once you're signed up, you're on the team. The first 35 players signed up on each team will get a roster spot. Teams are assigned by age and weight. To see what team a child would qualify for based on age and weight, click here.

 

 CERTIFICATION

All candidates that have been put on a team roster must be certified. Certification includes the verification of their age and weight. Certification is conducted by the Commissioner of Peninsula Pop Warner Football. The candidate's age is verified by his birth certificate. Weights are verified in the presence of the Commissioner, and if all requirements are met, his picture and certification form are stamped "approved". The current year's report card will be required to complete your certification. Once the candidate is certified, he will be allowed to weigh in at 1 pound per week over the maximum weight listed for his division.

PRACTICE SESSIONS

All practice sessions will be held at Menlo-Atherton High School. It is the responsibility of each participant's parents to provide transportation to and from ALL practice sessions and games.  On days that is difficult for you to bring and pick up your child, you must make arrangements with another team parent. Children who are not picked up at the end of practice by their parents may be dropped after the second warning.