Wilmette Eagles Football

  

Wilmette Eagle 2013 Football Staff

  • Jason Pilecki, Sports Supervisor
  • Jim Rome, Field Supervisor Travel Program
  • Jeff Wise, House League Director 
  • Todd Whited, Eagles Staff Assistant
  • Ken Fontana, Flag Football Director
  • Bruce Lewis, Head Coach Heavyweights
  • Buddy O'Brien, Head Coach Lightweights
  • Steve Peters, Head Coach 6th Grade Midweights  

Equipment

The Wilmette Park District provides Riddell helmets and shoulder pads along with a game jersey and pants. Kneepads, game socks, belts and mouth guards are also provided by the Park District. Some protective undergarments are provided, but individual items vary by league and some purchases will be required by players. 
Click here for the full equipment list.  


Registration

Registration for Wilmette Eagles House League and Travel League Football has begun. Register your Eagle online ( click here ) or in person at any Park District location.


Parents 

Click here to download the 2013 Football Parents' Manual. It contains important information about the Eagles Tackle Football program, practices, games and weather cancellations.


Coaching

If you are interested in coaching for the 2013 season, please download and fill out a volunteer coaching form  and send it to Jason Pilecki at the Community Recreation Center or via fax to 847-251-4930.
Click here to download the 2013 Volunteer Coaches Manual.


Wilmette Eagles Travel Tackle Football (Grades 6-7-8)
Registration Deadline: Call Jason Pilecki at 847-256-9690

2013 Pre-season begins: Wednesday, August 14

     The goal of the Wilmette Eagles tackle football program is to introduce youngsters to proper techniques, stress proper conditioning of athletes, teach football skills, and instill a spirit of sportsmanship and teamwork among players. Players are divided into groups according to age, height and weight, and skill to minimize the possibility of injuries.  
      Practices are held Monday-Friday and on Saturday during preseason conditioning. During the season teams practice Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.  Games are scheduled for Sundays at New Trier West Campus and other locations. The season wraps up with football banquets in the cafeteria of the Wilmette Junior High on Wednesday, Oct. 30. More details will be distributed at a later date.


Wilmette Eagles House League Tackle Football (Grades 4-5)
Registration Deadline: Call Jason Pilecki at 847-256-9690

2013 Season begins: Monday, August 26

     The importance of instruction, the development of skills, and the fun of playing the game are emphasized in this closely supervised program. Players in grades 4-5 will be divided into groups according to age, height and weight, and skill to minimize the possibility of injuries.  
      Practices are held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8-10 a.m. Games are scheduled for Saturdays at Howard Park. The objective of the tackle football program is to introduce youngsters to proper techniques and conditioning, along with the teaching of football skills and instilling a spirit of sportsmanship and teamwork among players. The season wraps up with football banquets in the cafeteria of the Wilmette Junior High on Tuesday, Oct. 29. More details will be distributed at a later date.
     Click here to register.


Wilmette Eagles House League Flag Football (Grades 2-3)
Registration Deadline: Call Jason Pilecki at 847-256-9690

     Get your young football player ready for Wilmette Eagles football with our House League Flag Football program for Grades 2-3. Player safety will be a priority as we focus on the fundamentals of football. Players will learn how to throw, catch and run basic plays with an emphasis on fun and teamwork. Coaching information, league play and rules will be distributed. 
     The first Saturday will be a skill session run by SportsKids with coaches’ help. Week two will consist of controlled scrimmages working on offense, defense and learning the plays. The remaining Saturdays will be games overseen by SportsKids officials and parent volunteer coaches. This program meets at the Community Recreation Center playfield. Rain date: Oct. 19.
     Click here to register.


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