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2021 Tackle Football Registration is Open Grades 4-8th

Registration for the 2021 EFA Tackle Football Grades 4-8th regular season is now open! Come join 600 kids in playing the best team sport in town!

**All grades listed are for Fall 2021**

4th-8th Grade Tackle season: August 16th - October 18th

Why play football?

  • Fun with your buddies
  • Short season - no year-around commitment required
  • No cuts or tryouts - everyone plays!
  • Balanced teams (no A/B/C designations) 

Registration closing dates:
4th-8th: July 16, 2017 (late fee after July 16th)

Key Regular Season Dates (Summer Program Dates listed below)

August 16th - Practice Starts
August 31st (Tuesday before Labor Day) - First Games
October 18th - Season Ends

Scholarships- For years, we have partnered with the Connect Card to provide easy access to EFA scholarships for students in lower income homes and we will continue to do so. In light of economic challenges of COVID-19, we have increased our commitment to access for students with a donation and partnership with Edina Give and Go and the work they do to unlock opportunities for students throughout the year.

Edina Give and Go removes financial barriers for Edina Public Schools students looking to get involved in opportunities offered by Edina Football Association and beyond. If you or someone you know is looking for support for fees, gear, or training expenses, apply to Edina Give and Go today. Qualified students can access up to $500 during the school year and up to $500 in the summer. 

Submit your request or learn more at edinagiveandgo.org/rfp-individual-form/

We will huddle and play football again this fall.

Register TODAY – Don’t DELAY

EDINA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SUMMER PROGRAMS with COACH POTTS

Edina Football Summer Training

Come join the Edina varsity football coach Jason Potts and his staff this summer for training to take your game to the next level.  These sessions will focus on speed, agility, quickness, strength, mobility and football specific training. This is a great opportunity to build relationships with teammates and the varsity coaches. 

Athletes will get bigger, stronger, and faster, however, there is a huge emphasis on key concepts used in the Edina Football Program. This includes the following.

  • How to be a good teammate.

  • Leadership

  • Communication

  • Commitment

  • Effort

  • Attitude

  • Mental toughness

  • Overcoming adversity

  • Encouragement

  • Accountable

  • Trust

  • Sacrifice

 

A message from head football coach Jason Potts. 

I want to provide players with an amazing experience that helps them achieve their goals. My purpose is to help young people chase their greatest potential and become better people in the process. The more interactions I have with them, the better chance I have at succeeding. For all the reasons listed above, I believe the best training for Edina football players is with us at Edina High School. Please commit to the growth and development plan we have laid out for Edina football players.

SPEED AND STRENGTH TRAININGS

Speed and Strength: Incoming 10-12th Graders.

This training session will focus on speed, agility, strength and have traditional football practices. Players will be evaluated in the 40 yard dash, pro shuttle, bench, power clean, and back squat. Skill players will also participate in a passing league. It is hosted at Edina High School, starting June 7th and ending on July 29. It is Mon-Thurs from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.  Players need to bring cleats, and running shoes, T-shirt and shorts will be provided.

Speed and Strength: Incoming 8-9th Graders 

This training session emphasizes proper safety and technique in strength training. Players will learn how to properly demonstrate fundamentals in exercises like power clean, bench, front/back squat and many auxiliary lifts. In addition players will experience a variety of speed, agility, quickness and mobility exercises. Competitions will be used to engage players and have some fun! It is hosted at Edina High School, starting June 7th and ending on July 29.Players need to bring cleats, and running shoes, T-shirt and shorts will be provided

SPEED AND STRENGTH TRAINING - INCOMING 6-7TH GRADE

Edina is partnering with Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) to offer smaller group training for young football players with little or no experience with performance training. Technique, proper safety, training etiquette and learning about the body is the strong focus with this group.  The goal of this program is to further enhance a player’s understanding of basic movements, exercises in speed and strength and establish a foundation for present and future competition. In addition, training will include competitions and skill development in a fun atmosphere. This will occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 10:00am. Feedback on technique and encouragement will come directly from the TCO strength coaches.

REGISTRATION LINK FOR 6-7TH TRAINING

Please click on the link in PDF flyer below!

INDIVIDUAL POSITION TRAINING CAMPS

QB Camp

This camp is for any player interested in developing fundamentals of the passing game. Players will participate in drills, strategies and techniques the varsity team uses to develop quarterbacks. This includes throwing technique, footwork, arm strength development and understanding play concepts.  It will be run by head varsity football coach Jason Potts. 

Grades: 6-9th grade

WR Camp

This camp is for any player interested in developing fundamentals of playing wide receiver. Players will participate in drills, strategies and techniques the varsity team uses to develop wide receivers. This includes stance, starts, route running, and catching. It will be run by head varsity football coach Jason Potts. 

Grades: 6-9th grade

OL/DL Camp

This camp is for any player interested in developing fundamentals of playing offensive line or defensive line. Players will participate in drills, strategies and techniques the varsity team uses to develop lineman. This includes stance, starts, steps, blocking technique, blocking destruction, hand placement, punch, footwork, pad level and drive. 

Summer Flag Football 2021 Grades 2-7th with EHS Coach Potts

Edina Football Summer Flag Football

Come join the Edina varsity football coach Jason Potts and his staff this summer for a fun learning environment.

Coach Potts and current varsity players will run a Summer Flag Football program. Introducing young players to the fun and fundamentals of the game through flag football games and fun competitions.

This is a great opportunity to build relationships with teammates, varsity players and varsity coaches. A huge emphasis is placed on creating a positive experience for participants.

Our Goal…….

To get young players to fall in love with the game of football by having a blast at these camps.

Build relationships with teammates, current varsity players and coaches.

Learn proper football technique, safety, rules and strategies of football.

Have FUN!!!!!!!

A message from head football coach Jason Potts….I want to provide players with an amazing experience that helps them achieve their goals. My purpose is to help young people chase their greatest potential and become better people in the process. The more interactions I have with them, the better chance we have at succeeding. Please commit to the growth and development plan we have laid out for Edina football players by joining these camp

Location:  Pamela Park

Dates:  Mondays and Wednesdays - Jun 7th - July 14th (no programing the week of July 4th)

Time:  11:30-12:30

Why I Play Football - Be A Hornet

Take a few minutes to watch this video

EFA Mailing Address

4801 West 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424