Football

Welcome to the home of Premier’s youth football program. Each season: youth in the grades of 2nd – 6th participate in our football program. Its objective is to firmly implant the ideals of leadership, teamwork, good sportsmanship, and self-confidence in each participant. Over the years, our organization has been providing an excellent opportunity for both boys and girls to learn about and enjoy the wonderful game of football.

For the safety of our players, all of our Premier football coaches are certified through USA Football, the national governing body for amateur American football in the United States.

Online registration is now open for our 2022 season!!

Key information and dates are as follows:

We are open to ALL, not just Kalamazoo, boys and girls in 2nd through 6th grades.

Freshman Tackle Football: 3rd/4th grade***
Junior Varsity Tackle Football: 5th/6th grade

***2nd graders allowed by request and “play-up” form approval

In person registration will be held:
Monday August 1st – 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Hillside Middle School (Back Parking Lot)
1941 Alamo Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Registration Cost:
$60 if paid in full by Monday August 8th
$85 if paid after Monday August 8th
($15 discount for each additional participant from the same household)

 Football players: please bring your birth certificate to registration as it will be used to verify your DOB. Birth certificates are no longer kept on file, but we do need to see them for verification purposes.

Football players are required to supply their own equipment that consists of the following:

  • White football helmet
  • Shoulder pads
  • Black football pants with integrated pads
  • Mouthpiece w/strap that attaches to the helmet
  • Protective cup (Optional but recommended)
  • Football cleats (Optional but recommended) Metal style cleats are NOT allowed

Conditioning camps are scheduled to start Monday August 1st from 5:30PM to 7:30PM @ Hillside Middle School. We will continue with conditioning camp Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Helmets, gym shorts, t-shirts, and gym shoes or cleats for conditioning camp. No shoulder pads or football pants.

Games will be held on Saturdays, starting in September and ending mid to late October.

Participants MUST bring their own water!!! Please no sharing of water bottles!!!

Note: We will follow all guidelines issued by governing bodies of the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) and the NRFL (Northern Rocket Football League).