Great coaches change lives

Coach's Library

Calling All Coaches

Join us for a $15 Certification Clinic where you will earn the title of “Gridiron Elite Certified Coach” – (plus a cool hat!) Instruction by NFA Pro Staff Coaches, a nationally acclaimed organization with over 30 years coaching the best in the game.

Coaching Made Easy

Parents make the best coaches. And don't worry if you've never done it before! We've pulled together the best tools, training and resources to make it really fun and easy.

Sign up to coach through your local Gridiron football league while registering your player(s). The information you submit during registration is also submitted for a background check as a required part of the process.

See you on the Gridiron, Coach!

Coach's Documents Library

Here you'll find all the essentials, from initial checklists to sample practice plans, rules and playsheets.

Coach's Digital Resources

Level up your team experience with our technology partner.

Get to know SportsConnect – the league management tool that will bring your team together and GameChanger – the mobile app that will keep your team running on the go.

Sports Connect

Your Team Portal


Mobile App for Teams

Gridiron x NFA Training Videos

Whether you've been coaching for years or are looking forward to your first season, this is for you. Here you'll find top-level instruction from the National Football Academies on everything from gameplay, rules and mechanics to football philosophy and leadership.


Let's talk!