PO Box 332
Oak Creek, WI 53154
Oak Creek Youth Football continues to grow each year with children excited to learn how to play football. Our program offers children entering 1st grade thru 8th grade in the fall of said year the opportunity to be taught the fundamentals of football, team building activities, leadership, and good sportsmanship. We offer an 8 game season that includes playoffs and season finals. We are strictly a volunteer program that is motivated to provide an educational program teaching youth football.
Who: All players 5th grade through 2013/14 freshmen
What: Have a complete sports physical performed by physicians associated Wheaton Franciscan Medical
Where: At Wheaton Franciscan Hospital -Franklin (South 27th and Oakwood) Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
When: Time to be appointed via email - (apprx 5:00-7:00) on Wednesday May 15th
Cost: Checks/cash payable to O.C.Y.F. Only….$25 -
Email for an appointment email@example.com
WIAA and OCYF athletic permits available on site.
Registration is open for our wait list for the 2013 Season. Our normal registration ended on May 11th.
Please note that new this year birth certificates will be required at live registration.
When does registration begin?
- Online registration begins April 1 and ends May 11. You must attend one live registration as well. The live registration dates are April 18th, May 1st, and May 11th. Times can be found under Calendar.
I missed the live registrations. Will you have more dates?
Players who have missed our live registrations will be added to our wait list. We are planning a live registration on or
before June 1st for wait list players. Confirmation of time and location will be communicated later.
Do you have a wait list I can sign up for?
Yes, the registration page is open for players who sign up after May 11th. You will automatically be added to our wait list.
How much are the fees for the 2013 football season?
- The returning player fee is $225 and the new player fee is $275. Players who register online before May 1 will receive a $25 discount. Payment plans are available.
Online registration allows for payment via credit card or check. If you are paying by check, you must bring it to one of the live
Are there any residency requirements?
- Oak Creek Youth Football accepts players from any city or community at no additional residency cost.
What is included in the cost of registrations?
- Players are provided with pants, shoulder pads, helmet, as well as a personalized jersey, which they keep. The players will also receive a participation trophy, yearbook, and a sponsorship t-shirt. OCYF requires but does not provide cleats, mouth guard and athletic cup.
Are there any volunteer requirements?
- Parents are required to volunteer 6 hours for each player registered. Parents also need to submit a volunteer check for $200 per child with a maximum of $400 per family. The volunteer schedule will open after the game schedule is released.
- There may be opportunities to volunteer before the season starts. If this is the case, the league will send out an email asking for volunteers.
Are birth certificates required?
- New this year parents will need to provide a certified copy of the player's birth certificate during the live registration. OCYF will verify the age of each player. OCYF will not keep a copy of the birth certificate.
Where and when are practices held?
- The head coach for each team will decide where practice will be held but the location must be in the city of Oak Creek. Coaches can have a maximum of 8 hours of practice per week before school starts and 6 hours of practice per week once school is in session. Typically, coaches will schedule practice 2-3 times per week in the evening. Before the season starts, coaches may hold a practice on the weekend. Practices normally last 1.5 - 2 hours.
What are the grade levels?
- OCYF has 6 different levels: 1st/2nd grade, 3rd/4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade and 8th grade.
Where are games held?
- The American Legion Post 434 on South Shepard Ave in Oak Creek is the location for home games for all Oak Creek Youth Football teams. Teams in grades 1-4 will play against Waterford during the season so each team will have a few away games. Locations will be posted the web site. Teams in grade 5-8 will play against football teams in Racine Youth Sports so each team will have away games. Locations will be posted on the web site.
How many games does each team play?
- Each team will have a total of eight games, five games will be scheduled as regular season and three additional games will be scheduled according to seed placement.
Game schedule information:
The game schedule will be posted about a month before games start. All games are held on Saturdays with a possibility of 1-4th grade scheduled on
one Sunday due to field availability. The first weekend of games is Saturday Sept 7th.
- In the past, OCYF worked to schedule siblings who played on different teams at different times. Due to the changes in team grade levels and play against other communities, OCYF will no longer be able to work to schedule siblings at different times.
What are the requirements to be a coach in OCYF?
- Strict guidelines are set to qualify as a coach. All requirements are paid for by OCYF. This includes obtaining a background check via backgroundchecks.com. All head and assistant coaches are required to complete an online tackle football class through USA Football, obtain certification through CDC on concussions, attend a live administrative clinic by OCYF which includes in depth concussion training by Wheaton Franciscan Athletic trainers, proper equipment fitting by Riddell, and a skills & drills program by the OC Knights coaching staff. All teams are required to have their head coach and one assistant first aid certified.
Thank you to everyone for a great 2012 season. We anticipate April to begin our sign up process for 2013. We are currently looking for committee and board members, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or come to a board meeting for more information.
FUNDRAISING - handle cookie dough, solicit for door/raffle prizes - may include grant writing
SPECIAL EVENTS - work with board members to help plan and prepare for several special events - 4th of July, Pep Rally, Comedy Night, Appreciation night, Breast CA month, as well as other events that may come up.
SPONSORSHIP - set the 2013 plan for sponsorship, contact past sponsors as well as be an outgoing person to help bring in new sponsors.
LEAGUE REP - work with executive board, ,review and follow up on complaints within the league, work with coaches and players to insure a great season.
EQUIPMENT - help the board member with being in charge of a paticular job/duty. For instance if we have four people on committee one will be given direction for equipment inventory and be in charge that day, another would be in charge of equipment hand out day - etc... All with the direction and help of the board.
SET UP / TEAR DOWN - these committee positions will be during game season - to help specificially with mornng set up and night time tear down during game days.
RULES/COMPETITIVE PLAY - seeking help from coaches specifically to help in these comittees -so coaches, although you do so much - these are very light committees of brainstorming and problem solving mainly on the off season.
TEAM ADMIN - be responsible for your team specifically in duites such as collecting forms, distributing t-shirts, signing helmet warnings - basically taking the burden of the coaches on alot of stuff they do - must be familiar with excel.
SAFTY - work with safety director to follow up on athletic permits, coaches certifications, first aid requirements, should have home computer.
FOR MORE INFO - CONTACT MIMI AT email@example.com - 414-530-5518