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November 23, 2015

Congratulations to our 6yr old SYFC Cougars coached by Darryl Heflin as they won the championship over the Newman Bandits 26-24.


A well deserved congratulations go out to our 11yr old SYFC team coached by Jay Paul Kirk, as they also played for the championship, however came up just a bit short of winning.


Congratulations to each kid that chose to participate this 2015 football season. 


Overall, it was a great season for our program as many of our teams qualified for the playoffs in their respective leagues. It is our goal to provide both a recreational and competitive balance in our program.



Happy Thanksgiving 





*To view website click link below.  under the select D-1



SYFC D-2 Games   * To view website click link below. 




Henry County Photo Contest



All coaches MUST have coaches background badge by August 29th. No coach will be allowed on the field without it!

2016 Spring Football Registration


Spring Football Registration opens December 1, 2015.


MYA will offer flag football and tackle football this spring. Please continue to visit the website for additional information as registration gets closer!



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



Improvements at MYA

November 1, 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: 







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 practice start?

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


Q. Are there other fees besides registration fees that parents are responsible for?

A. Yes! Some coaches have individual team packages to include; second jersey, team bags, season ending banquet/party, and pre and post season tournaments. Parents are also responsible for paying for helmets to be painted.


Q. What is included in the football registration fee?

A. Each player receives a game uniform, and dependent upon what you paid for registration, rental of helmet and shoulder pads are included. *Beginning the 2016 season, each player will receive a participation medal for the season for spring and fall football.*


Q. What are the team/parks colors?

A. The Cougar's jerseys may be cardinal, black, or white. Helmet color is metalic silver!


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.


Q. How many games do we play?

A. Depends on how many teams are in the league. Most often there are 8-10 games. 4yr Old Instructional only play 6 games.


Q. How do I become a coach or volunteer?

A. Contact the football director to get involved.


Q. Do all teams go to the playoffs?

A. No. Generally only the top 8 to 6 teams qualify for the playoffs depending on the league rules.


Q. How do we get someone to announce football games.

A. Individual teams are responsible for booking someone to announce their games. Generally the fee ranges from $25 - $35. You may find a list of announcers on the website beginning the 2016 season.





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

MYA Football Camp          Avalon Park July 13th thru 15th 

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


Background Checks

August 23, 2015

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, 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

October 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.


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

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. 


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
(Download the Fidelity Flyer from the Handout Section for further details)

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