Wilmette, IL

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Mon, 2014-11-24 05:13

Wilmette Eagles Football

  

Wilmette Eagle 2014 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, Steve Peters Head Coach Lightweights

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. To register your Eagle online CLICK HERE or register in person at any Wilmette Park District location.


Parents

Click here to download the 2014 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 2014 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 2014 Volunteer Coaches Manual.


NEW HEAVYWEIGHT TEAM FOR 2014!!!
Early Bird Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 31
Final Registration Deadline: Monday, Aug. 22
Pre-Season Conditioning Begins: Monday, Aug. 4

Junior Trevians Football Club

     The Wilmette Eagles Heavyweights will combine with the Winnetka Heavyweights to form the Junior Trevian Football Club. This team will continue to play in the Central Suburban Youth Football League and will be a direct feeder team to New Trier High School. Preseason conditioning practices will begin Monday, Aug. 4 for the Jr. Trevians only. During the regular season, the Jr. Trevians will practice Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Winnetka and Fridays and Saturdays at Howard Park in Wilmette. All home games will be in the New Trier Football Stadium.


Travel Tackle Football Lightweights (Gr 6-7-8)
Early Bird Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 31
Final Registration Deadline: Monday, Aug. 22 

2014 Pre-season begins: Wednesday, Aug. 11

     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. 29. More details will be distributed at a later date.


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

2014 Season begins: Monday, Aug. 25

     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 Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6:15-7:30 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. 28. More details will be distributed at a later date.
     Click here to register.


Wilmette Eagles House League Flag Football (Gr 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. 18.
     Click here to register.


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