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Upcoming Events

June 23, 2015

Mcdonough Youth Football Camp is coming up July 13, 14, and 15 at Avalon Park. Registration will begin Monday, July 13, at 6pm-7pm. 

 

Beginning Thursday, conditioning will begin at 7pm and run until 8:30pm due to extreme high temperatures. Please ensure that your kids are hydrated during the day and avoid sugary beverages on conditioning days.

 

No conditioning on rainy days

Practice will officially begin July 20th. You will receive a calling post from the Mcdonough Cougars program as well as a call from your coach the week leading up to the first practice. 

 

For those that missed equipment pick up, you may pick up on Tuesdays at Avalon Park. Please make arrangements by contacting Vincent4453@gmail.com

 

At Dicks Sporting Goods in Mcdonough

On July 11th, Dicks will host MYA shopping Day from 3pm - 6pm. This is an opportunity to save 20% on all of your needs for the upcoming football season. That may include pop-up tents, coolers, chairs, football accessories, and apparel. Be sure to come out between 3pm - 6pm for great savings!  

 

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Update on 2015 Fall Football Information

 

LATE REGISTRATION

MYA parents, we implemented late fees as a measure to encourage timely registration. It is extremely important that our members understand the negative impact of registering late. As expressed in earlier messages, it is the overwhelming factor in delayed uniform ordering which puts our program at risk to receive uniforms late. Please encourage family and friends to register on time in the future.

 

Additional registration information

Teams are nearly full, so if you are still looking to register, please contact Vincent4453@gmail.com to check availability. 

 

Avalon Park is located at 1068 Avalon Blvd, McDonough, GA...it may also be listed as Industrial Pkwy

Registration Fee: $225.00 if renting MYA equipment, $185.00 if not renting MYA equipment,

$150.00 4 year old Instructional League

 

 

 

We are looking for knowledgeable, energetic, and positive coaches at the following ages: 4yr old instructional, 8yr old, and 10yr old. Please contact Vince at Vincent4453@gmail.com if interested.

 

 

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Improvements at MYA

May 9, 2015

 

 

As we enter this fall football season, be on the lookout for upgrades at MYA! Here are just a few:

  • New and improved uniforms for every MYA team
  • Improvements in the restrooms
  • Field and facility improvements
  • Additional training aids for coaches
  • Free Cougar workout shirts for the first 100 players to register 

 

       

For more details for fall football please view the flyer in the handout section: 

 

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General information and frequently asked questions

May 9, 2015

Here is a list of things players will need for football

·       Practice Jersey

·       Practice Pants (made with pads inside are the best option)

·       Football Cleats

·       Mouth Piece

·       Hard-cup Chinstrap (Recommended)

 

Frequently asked questions:

Q. When does everything start?

A. Generally first practices begin around mid July, however some teams have conditioning which starts much earlier.

 

Q. What are practice times and days?

A. The coaching staff usually sets time and days. The first week of practice is generally 4-5 days, however once school begins teams are allowed to practice 3 days each week.

For additional information please go to the handout section, see MYA flyer.

 

 

 

2015 Youth Football Camp

Stockbridge High School

Woodland High School       June 9, 10 & 11   404-786-5675

Ola High School                   

Total Athlete Sports Complex   www.totalathletesp.com

MYA Football Camp          Avalon Park July 13th thru 15th 

Please see the flyers posted in the "Handouts" section of the website.  

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Background Checks

December 9, 2014

Anyone planning on being on the field for practices or games will need to have a Background Check ran against them.  Please follow the "Henry County Rec Dept" link on the left side of the screen, which will take you their website.  From there, you will need to fill the information out online.  When completed, please contact HCRD to see when this has been approved.  From there, you will need to stop by and have your picture taken for your badge.  There is a small fee to have this procedure completed but please remember, this is for the safety of the children playing at our park and all parks in the county. 

This is a requirement and if you do not have your badge on, you will be asked to leave the field, sideline or practice field.  Any questions, contact your League Director. 

 

Don't forget that ALL Coaches who plan to be out on the field with the kids for practices or games, will need to have a background check completed before doing so.  Below are the instructions for completing this.  Thanks 

  1. Go directly to www.hcprd.org, do not use a link from any other websites.
  2. Register as New User, once done you'll receive a new user name and password via email.



2015 Board Meetings

March 20, 2015


Listed below are the dates for the 2015 Board Meetings. We encourage each of you to mark these on your calendars and attend, to listen and/or ask questions. Each of these meetings will be on a Tuesday evening at 7:30pm at Alexander Park. If you have any questions about these meetings, feel free to contact one of the Executive Board Members for assistance.

 

May 12th 

July 14th 

September 8th 

November 10th

 


 

 

 



 

NO PETS ALLOWED at Avalon Park


Anyone coming out to Avalon Park, PLEASE remember that NO DOGS are allowed to be there. If you arrive with a dog, you will be asked to leave immediately. Coaches, please express this to all your parents as soon as you can. Thanks


Team Pictures at MYA - Why use Sportography?

Please take a moment and click the link under Handouts to view the Top 6 Reasons why you should use Sportography for your teams pictures this Fall. 

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MYA Coaches/Team Moms:

For information regarding establishing a team account please contact Lisa Jackson at Fidelity Bank in McDonough. Lisa has served MYA for many seasons and her knowledge and experience in the Banking industry is second to none. Contact Lisa for a collection of Banking services designed especially for MYA.



Fidelity Bank (across from Chic-Fil-A)
Lisa Jackson, VP McDonough Branch Manager
1375 Highway 20 West, McDonough, GA 30253
p: 770-914-4300 OR VIA lisa.jackson@lionbank.com
(Download the Fidelity Flyer from the Handout Section for further details)


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