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Coastal Blitz NFL Flag Football

NFL Flag Official League

General Info

Coastal Blitz NFL Flag Football teams will be formed for ages 4-17 and the cost is $100 for ages 4-5 and $150 for ages 6-17.

Players will receive an official reversible NFL Flag Football team jersey and flag belt w/ flags.
Mouthpieces are a requirement and they are available in the online store for $5 along with NFL shorts, socks, and sleeves.

The location of games will be the  Long Leaf  Athletic Sports Complex which is located directly behind Hoggard High School's Football Stadium (Go Vikes!).

There will be 7 regular season games followed by tournament play to see who wins a bid to attend regional tournaments, and  to possibly advance to the NFL Flag Bowl, which is played during NFL Pro Bowl weekend in Hawaii. 

About Coastal Blitz

Are you ready for some football ??!!!  

Join the largest flag football organization in the country! This is a 5 vs. 5, non-contact, recreational, co-ed format. We try to limit teams to 10 players to maximize playing time. This is an exceptional program for first time players who want to learn the fundamentals of football and a wonderful opportunity for players who may want to continue to enhance their skills before taking the next leap into tackle football. There are no try-outs and everyone participates!

Season Details

* 8 week season, with 7 games and 8 practices
* First week is a Meet & Greet along with a practice, each week following will be a 1-hour practice and a 1-hour game (2 hr time slots)
* Teams are formed based off age and buddy request (not guaranteed)
* Each participant will receive a NFL reversible jersey and a flag belt
* Participants 5 years and under will all receive a participation trophy
* The top four teams in each division will qualify for playoffs played during the final week of the season. The winners and runners up will receive trophies. 
* Winner's are automatically given a bid to participate in Regional NFL Flag tournaments (to be specified)

Wilmington, NC Season Dates:

Open Enrollment Deadline:  May 31st*

Season Start Date** /Meet and Greet / First Practice:  June 13th

First Season Game:  June 20th

Season End Date:  August 8th


*  Registrations will be accepted after the deadline based on availability and will be subject to a $25.00 late fee. 
**  An additional $10 shipping charge will also be applied to any registrations taken within 2 weeks of the season start date.

REGISTER NOW!

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Volunteer to Coach

Positive & Enthusiastic volunteers needed to coach with NFL Flag Football.  

Coaching a youth sports team can be a tremendously rewarding experience, giving you the opportunity to help young players learn the game of football in a fun and safe atmosphere. Additionally the bond created by a parent coaching their child is one that will be cherished and remembered for years to come. 

No prior coaching experience necessary - as a NFL Flag Football Coach, you will be given all the resources and support you need to help you succeed. 

NFL Flag Football - Coach Description  

  • Coach your child's team of boys and girls, ages 4-17
  • Coach games and practices 1 day per week ( any additional practices are at your discretion).
  • Teach players the fundamentals of the game
  • Emphasis on sportsmanship, fair play, full participation
  • Provide a safe and fun environment for the players
  • Learn and follow all league rules, policies, and procedures
  • Give each player equal playing time
  • Puts the feelings of the players ahead of the coach’s desire to win
  • Communicate with parents as needed

Qualifications

  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Complete Youth Coach Certification Course 
  • Be enthusiastic, organized and dependable
  • Makes ensuring a positive experience for players a priority over winning
  • Be patient, especially with the players
  • Have a working knowledge of the sport

How to Volunteer

During your child's registration you will be asked if you would like to volunteer as a head or assistant coach. At that time if you select you do want to be a coach you will be asked for more information including some personal info that will enable us to complete a background check.  Once the background check is passed, you will be contacted prior to the season beginning to confirm your spot and provide you with details on the upcoming coaches meeting.  

Flag Football Coach Certification

Coastal Blitz Flag Football Certified Coaching Education courses, powered by USA Football, serve as the entry point for all coaches.  The courses offered provide youth football organizations with an easy-to-use training solution, ensuring that volunteer coaches are ready to teach their players right from the start of the season.  

All courses have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education.

Our Flag Football Certification Course generally takes 60 minutes and can be completed at any pace online.  It focuses on  Coaching Theory, Understanding the Game, All Player & Position Skills, Schemes, and Concussion Awareness. Quizzes are given at the end of each section to reinforce the learned material.  

Would you like to volunteer and be a Head/ Assistant Coach?  Click here to complete the required Coach Certification. 


 

Field Directory

Locations

Eaton Field 1 @ Ogden Park

615 Ogden Park Dr Wilmington North Carolina United States 28411

Ready for the Season Opener on June 13th!

(Last updated 05/17/21 at 09:30 PM )

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