ALL Coaches

Contacts for Classes and Trainings:

Football Comissioner: Melissa Cleveland

Cheer Coordinator: Meranda Patten





We’re very happy to announce our partnership with USA Football and its Heads Up Football program.

The goal for all of us is to ensure that all Pop Warner coaches are certified by USA Football to teach proper blocking and tackling techniques in a better and safer way.

There’s lots more information available through the Pop Warner website,, but here are the basic steps for your local Pop Warner Associations to register for Heads Up Football:

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  • All Pop Warner coaches (head and assistants) must register for USA Football Coach Membership at $10 per coach using a league specific promo code.

  • All Pop Warner coaches (head and assistants) must complete the USA Football Level 1 Coach Certification Course annually.

  • New coaches take the full USA Football Level 1 Course and previously certified coaches take the Re-certification Quiz.

USA Football will have a representative at each of our eight Regional Meetings to discuss the process and answer any questions.

You may register for Heads Up Football now by clicking here.

Pop Warner’s number one priority has always been the safety of our participants.  Working with USA Football’s Heads Up Football program is the latest step in delivering a safer program to all of our Pop Warner players. 

Register Today for the Heads Up Football Program


YCADA has officially launched the Y101PW training course, The Coach’s Manual – Everything You Need to Coach Youth Cheer & Dance, for 2018!

This training has been designed for Pop Warner coaching staff, and is mandatory for all Pop Warner Cheer & Dance coaching staff listed on the spirit roster.


The objective of this course is to both educate and motivate. We want to get your creative juices flowing. All aspects of coaching youth athletes will be discussed - everything from dreaded ‘paperwork’ to exciting championship preparation! We know you’re busy, so our goal is to keep this course to-the-point while covering all important elements of youth cheer and dance.

Follow these instructions to sign up for the course:

  1. Go to

  2. Click on the "Register" button to purchase the course.

  3. Fill our your account and payment info and click "Submit".

  4. You will receive three (3) total emails.

  5. Open the email from

  6. Click on the link to the course to get to the main log-in page.

  7. Enter your new username and password and follow the instructions!