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East Ridge Parks and Rec NFL Flag Football

Coaches Corner

East Ridge Parks and Rec are always welcoming volunteer coaches. We look for passionate people, know the game, respect the game, and willing to give back to the kids. It starts with you in order to have a successful season. 

If you have any questions or want more information reach out to Avery Gallam 423-710-6100 or agallam@eastridgetn.gov

In order to be a coach you will have to complete the following things below:

Background Check Click the link  

Code of Conduct

Fall 2022 Flag Football

Season is under way! To access the schedule and follow your team on tourney machine Click Here

Season Dates: Sept 11 - Nov 12 (we will have extra days built in for rain outs)

Teams will be formed in the following manner: K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th, and 6th-8th. All teams will be co-ed

***Teams will also be accepted for each grade level. 


Equipment needed:
*Jerseys, Flag Belts and any additional merchandise you ordered during your registration will be handed out to coaches for each team.  Anyone who registers after a certain point during late registration will have their jerseys/equipment also given to the coach(understand they do take longer)

*All participants will be required to wear a mouth guard during the games, mouth guards can be purchased at Academy Sports locally.   

*Shorts and/or sweatpants without pockets are to be worn during games. Each team must have matching shorts. We can order NFL shorts for an extra $7.00 per person for each team.

*Teams would practice once a week and play one to two games a week.

*Participants can wear any type of plastic molded cleats or sneakers.  

If you have any questions leading up start of the season, please feel free to contact us at  agallam@eastridgetn.gov

Incident and injury reports

If anyone has an incident or an injury you will need to report it to Avery Gallam 423-710-6100  or agallam@eastridgetn.gov

Lost and Found

If anything is found or left behind at the park please send a email to agallam@eastridgetn.gov or text 423-710-6100.

Avery Gallam

Avery Gallam

Athletics Coordinator

Phone: 423-710-6100