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All Parents need to download the JDL Providence Football Band app for league wide pre and in season communication: This will be used for all communication including field changes, lightning delays,  and announcements.

Fall 2021 Registration is closed.  Fall 2022 Registration will open 5/1/2022. 

2021 Division 1

Division 1(rising 2-3rd graders)

Division 1(Rising 2-3rd graders) will be playing full equipment limited contact(Tacklebar) division.   See video below.

The JDL Providence Football Board of Directors continues to closely monitor COVID-19 and is taking proactive measures to mitigate the impact of the virus. When it comes to decision-making, our commitment is this: protect the health and safety of all athletes.


Official Medical Provider for JDL Providence Football

IMPORTANT REMINDER: All player physicals must be completed and submitted before the first practice (July 31, 2021). 

Please submit the completed physical forms AND COVID19 waiver forms to

Click on the video below to learn more about the JDL Football program.

JDL Providence Football Coaching Staff

JDL Providence Football

Welcome to Junior Development League Football!

JDL football is an innovative youth tackle football program developed to promote the game of tackle football to young players of various age, weight and ability levels. The JDL philosophy is "player centric" and implemented in a manner that assures a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants. All players will get the opportunity to learn all aspects of tackle football including the basic fundamentals required to effectively compete on the field. JDL Football promotes physical fitness through healthy competition.  All players will enjoy abundant and meaningful playing time by getting the opportunity to learn and play every football position.

Players compete against each other in equitable and competitively balanced situations. As a result, all participants in JDL football derive significant benefit from the experience by developing new skills, gaining increased confidence, self-respect and self-worth, all while learning valuable life lessons including sportsmanship, teamwork, commitment, acceptance of discipline and the respect of others. 

All JDL coaches are trained and certified by USA football. Coaches are trained to teach players "heads up" blocking and tackling techniques which is intended to reduce injuries and promote safety. All coaches are also trained on the latest player safety protocols.

JDL Football Mission

The mission of Junior Development League Football is to provide a safe environment in which children have an equal opportunity to learn, play and enjoy the game of tackle football. Essential to the mission are:

  • Player development & balanced competition
  • Abundant and meaningful playing time for all
  • Positive reinforcement
  • A focus on fundamentals
  • A unique coaching strategy

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Scott Haak President

JDL Providence Football