Ever thought you had a busy footballing life? Then spare a thought for Phoebe Schecter who this year has been a real trailblazer for women in the sport.
After leading the GB Women’s team to a 4th place at the World Championships, she took up a coaching intern position at the Buffalo Bills, returned to be part of the Women’s GB Flag Football squad which gained a bronze medal at this year’s European champs before heading out to a coaching role with Bryant University. And the year hasn’t even finished yet!
Ten secondary schools in Medway will be making their first steps towards the NFL from January when they receive coaching and equipment boosts thanks to a grant from Sport England.
Working with AFD, local Sports Partnership Manager for schools in the Greenacre Sport Partnership Vikki Bell was keen to see the sport grow in the secondary schools as it had done through local community activities.
Following the General Election in June this year the UK Parliament’s All-Party Group for American Football was reformed and invited people to join to “support the sport of American Football”. continue reading…
Following the success of the first flag football School Games competition this year Kent Sport have confirmed it will be returning for 2018!
After hosting a full day of skills training and competition in April this year, which saw Lady Boswell’s School from Sevenoaks crowned the inaugural winners, the event will return to the University of Kent on Thursday April 26th 2017.
Following the launch of AFD’s Club Support Scheme at the end of 2016, the organisation has generated over £120,000 of funding into the sport in less than twelve months.
Looking at ways to help more clubs and schools grow their organisations AFD, the UK’s leading American Football coaching company, created the Club Support Scheme to help teams get the funding boost to match their organisation’s ambitions. continue reading…
Our November Club of the Month takes us to Wales and we profile our first ever Welsh team. Swansea Hammerheads may have only been going for a year but are already growing in number and ready to take on their first BAFA competition. Read more from player and head coach Paul Labbatt about the Hammerheads.