AYF believes that each of us can make a difference where we live and  how we live. AYF believes that ALL kids deserve equal opportunities, special  attention and respect. AYF’s philosophy is to allow members to govern themselves and to remain non-intrusive to local operations while providing a support structure and services to maintain a strong, healthy and sustainable youth football & cheer program. AYF welcomes everyone, regardless of financial capabilities, location,  participation, and pledges to support youth football and to do its best to  help those leagues who need help in order to build stronger communities.


  1. To provide a wholesome competitiveness within the scope of our rules and regulations that  will protect the youth  athlete and cheerleader.
  2. To teach the fundamentals of football and coordinate cheerleader activities.
  1. To provide a responsible football and cheerleader program where none is provided by the public schools.
  1. To influence good sportsmanship, teamwork, highest moral and physical standards and the importance of scholarship and academic achievement.
  1. To lend leagues support with remaining NON-INTRUSIVE to local operations.
  1. To make Youth Football ALL-INCLUSIVE by not excluding participants based on superficial factors (such as weight).
  1. To provide programs for special needs, at-risk and anti-gang groups, and the international football community.
  1. To be the most user-friendly youth sports organization in North America. We keep THE PAPERWORK to a MINIMUM!