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Farmington Youth Football looking for coaches, refs

Farmington Youth Football is looking for volunteers to assist with coaching and persons interested in refereeing. The youth football season begins August 29 and ends the week of October 10-15. Coach positions are volunteer positions and the referees are paid per game. Coach applications are available online at Anyone interested in a referee position should call Marianne Feely at 651-460-3207.

Registration is now open online for youth player registrations. The program provides youth in grades 1-6 an opportunity to experience the game of tackle football, learn skills, build teamwork and develop good sportsmanship. Deadline for registration is Aug. 15, 2011.

There will be an information and registration night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 28 at Meadowview Elementary School. Youth in grades 1-6 and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend to receive information about team selection, coach/volunteer opportunities, schedules, equipment, fees and location of practice and games. Used football pants/pad sets will be available for purchase.

Registration and information is also available online at or at the Farmington Community Education office at 6100 195th Street W., Farmington, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or at 651-460-3200.