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Frequently Asked Questions

Is your organization a non-profit?
Yes, we are a 501c3 non-profit organization.

What is the cutoff date for age requirements?
The cutoff date for all age groups is September 1st of the registration year.

What are the age requirements per division (using cutoff date 9/1)?
Peewee: 6 & 7 years old
Freshman: 8 years old
Sophomore: 9 years old
Junior: 10 years old
Senior: 11 & 12 years old


What are the maximum weight restrictions per division?
Peewee: 125 pounds
Freshman: 135 pounds
Sophomore: 145 pounds
Junior: 155 pounds
Senior: 170 pounds

How long is the season?
The regular season runs from mid- July through the last week of October. Playoffs are directly following. With the Superbowl the first weekend in November.

What equipment is provided by the Colts?
The Colts provide helmet, shoulder pads, game jersey, game pants, chin strap and mouth guards are provided but optional.
**Parents are responsible for practice gear and cleats for your players.**

Do we have any other financial or volunteer responsibilities?
Yes. We have a mandatory fundraising raffle during our homecoming week.
Yes. You volunteering is needed throughout the season.

When and where do you practice?
The Colts practice at Frankie Carter park located off 2351 in Friendswood.
**The first two weeks of practice will be Monday thru Friday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm**
After the first game, practices will be Monday, Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Thursday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Where do you play games?
We play our home games at Friendswood High School stadium located on 702 Greenbriar Ave, Friendswood, TX 77546
We are apart of Texas Intercity Football Incorporated, and although we play half of the season at home. Some traveling maybe necessary; however, no more than 50 minutes away.

What time are the games?
Peewee: 8:00 am
Freshmen: 9:30 am
Sophomore: 11:00 am
Junior: 12:30
Senior: 2:00

Can my child play in a division below his age?
No, for safety reasons we do not allow players to play down a division. No exceptions.

Can my child play in a division above his age?
Yes, we allow kids to play up; however, it must be approved by our AD and the AD of TIFI.

Is there a tryout needed to play?
No, we do not require players to "try-out" to play for the Colts. If you register, you will be placed on a team per age group. No draft.

Are there minimum play rules for games?
Yes, TIFI requires that each player get a certain set of plays. Peewee is 12 plays, and Freshmen thru Senior are 15 minimum play rule.

Are there positions available for assistant coaches?
Yes, all levels can have up to 7 coaches on the sideline during a game.
Unlimited amount during practice. Assistant coaches are selected and approved by the head coach of the division.

Do your coaches get screened/have a background check?
Yes, ALL coaches must successfully pass a background check prior to the first practice.

Do your coaches get training?
Yes, ALL coaches must successfully complete the USA Football "Youth Tackle" certification program prior to the first practice. 
Drill and Cheer coaches are certified at a hands on camp.

USA Football program includes: Blocking/Tackling safety, Proper hydration, SCA/Concussion recognition, Basic coaching skills.

What if we have an issue with one of our coaches?
If you have an issue with a coach, first try to speak with the head coach. If you are not comfortable speaking to them or if your issue is related to the head coach. You should then contact the Athletic Director.

We know that issues related to our children can become very tense. However, rest assured we will do all that is possible to resolve the issue.

Who are your board members?

2020 TIFI Colts Board Members

President: Teresa Tortorici

Athletic Director: Kevin Yohn

Asst. Athletic Director: Kenny Black

Asst. Athletic Director: Jason Brownlee

Treasurer: Revetta Doswell

Secretary: Amanda Wright

Special Events Coordinator: Jaime Black

Drill Director: Ashley Yohn

Mini Cheer Director: Ally Panighetti








Contact

FRIENDSWOOD COLTS
 
   

Phone: 281-753-5236
Email: [email protected]

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